In an orphanage in the city of Rozhische of Volyn region ten children found traces of beatings and blood on the clothes, in addition, three children claimed sexual harassment by the management of the institution. This was stated by the Ombudsman Lyudmila Denisova in Facebook.
The shelter now houses 33 children aged 3 to 18 years.
“The kids told me that the Director and his brother, who works on-call mode, beat them and insulted with obscene words. Girls reported that the brother of the Director of them touched the different parts of the body. Children complained to the teacher, but she dismissed it – said they’re making it up,” said Denisov.
According to Denisova, the employees of national police were already at work. On-site work Service for children, head of profile Department of the Ministry of social policy Ruslan Kolbasa already left the shelter.
“With the Governor of Volyn oblast Oleksandr Savchenko was discussed to have found a place where it will be possible to take the children and provide them with psychological peace of mind, so they don’t feel any pressure,” said the Ombudsman.
According to Denisova, the Director of the institution was already in the development of the law enforcement authorities after the disappearance of the children.
The Ministry of health will ensure that children are examined and rendered necessary medical assistance.