Kazakh orphans face social stigma

Prevailing mindsets prevent most children living in orphanages from finding new family.

More than 16,000 children in the central Asian Republic of Kazakhstan are estimated to be living in state-run orphanages.

But, as Al Jazeera’s Robin Forestier-Walker reports from Almaty, the social stigma surrounding adoption and foster care means many children are unlikely to find a new family.

Source : Al Jazeera

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