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Bulgaria Will Close All Institutions for Children with Disabilities

The Bulgarian State Agency for Child Protection announced that by December 31 it will close all institutions for children with disabilities. Currently Bulgaria has 11 such institutions, which accommodate about 60...

by Bulgarian Helsinki Committee
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The Bulgarian State Agency for Child Protection announced that by December 31 it will close all institutions for children with disabilities. Currently Bulgaria has 11 such institutions, which accommodate about 60 children. Only six years ago there were 25 facilities housing more than 1,400 children.