Ministry of labour and social affairs promotes alternative to placing vulnerable young people in orphanages or children’s homes.
Experts warn children are experiencing huge psychological distress as a result of the conflict.
Parents are forced to shoulder a significant burden to ensure that their children receive proper schooling.
The problem predates the pandemic, but coronavirus restrictions have exacerbated it.
Inadequate infrastructure and miscommunication have dogged more than a year of remote schooling.
Abuses, including the sexual exploitation of children, rising under lockdown.
US praises Nur-Saltan as “global leader” in repatriating former fighters and their families.
Concerns remain over whether they present a more long-term public danger.
Defying conservative customs to continue studying.
Efforts are underway to identify and repatriate dozens of youngsters.