Number of people deprived of parental rights increases in Penza region
Penza, 20 March 2017. PenzaNews. 165 people were deprived of parental rights in the Penza region in 2016, which is 14 people more than in 2015. Such information was stated in a report for the year 2016 prepared by the Ombudsman for Children's Rights in the Penza region Elena Stolyarova, which was posted on a website of the regional Legislative Assembly.
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According to it, the number of children whose parents were deprived of parental rights also increased: in 2016, there were 207 people deprived of parental rights, while in 2015 – 170.
At the same time, in 2016, four people were restored in the rights and rights of 43 parents in relation to 63 children were restricted.
Last year, 25 children were adopted and 177 more – taken custody of. 88 children received foster families.
According to the ombudsman, as a rule, small children are adopted more often, and practically, the number of babies is usually smaller than the number of potential parents willing to adopt them.
The report states than the number of cases of newborn babies abandonment increased almost twice – from 28 cases in 2015 to 59 cases in 2016. The main reasons of abandonment are difficult economic conditions, poor health of a child and inability to take care of them.