On Friday, Ural Federal University held a meeting with leaders from 28 different regions in Russia to discuss childhood issues in the country.
Health, education, children’s rights and orphanhood risks are just some of the issues negatively influencing Russian children today.
The attendees exchanged lessons from their time spent working with children. Some participants drew on perspectives from the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous District. In the Chelyabinsk region, community leaders are facing challenges concerning the “Map Safe Childhood” project.
The officials also exchanged action plans for the best means to protect children, whether they're at home or away from home.
The representatives met with experts from various cities and regions from around the country, including administrative officials, students, government authorities and 16 different regional leaders.
Founded in 1920, Ural Federal University, located in Yekarerinburg, is the oldest university in the Ural region. It has 5,640 academic staff members and 57,000 students.