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The birth rate in Russia per thousand population has decreased from 11.5 in 2017 to 10.1 in 2019, said the Commissioner for children’s rights in the Russian Federation Anna Kuznetsova.

"I voiced a few negative trends, some positive tendencies in the sphere of childhood this year… let’s Start with the big moments, first, the birth rate per thousand population over the last three years decreased from 11.5 in 2017 to 2019 up to 10.1" – said Kuznetsov during the conference dedicated to the International children’s day.

Kuznetsova also said that over the past year increased the number of children whose parents have limited parental rights, and amounted in 2019, about 19 thousand.

"the Number of reversed decisions about the transfer of the child to the care of a family for the last three years increased by 10.5%. These moments I consider important, because they confirm once again the relevance of our work on reforming and improving the activity of bodies of guardianship and guardianship", – said Kuznetsova.

The children’s Ombudsman added that over the past three years also increased by 6.4% the number of children with disabilities, increased by 4.2% incidence of children with mental disorders.

"are Also negative tendencies, which of course include the number of crimes committed against minors. This figure increased by 8.6%", – said Kuznetsova.

In addition, the increased number of children left without parental care who are registered for housing.