The history of children and youth in Eastern Europe

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Child Prostitution Seen As Threat to Eastern Europe
Reuter, 29 April 1996. Child prostitution is gaining ground in eastern Europe and some children are being shipped to the West and forced into pornographic films.
Communism's fall means misery for children in need
By Gordon Martin, Daily Telegraph, 24 April 1997. Children face worse deprivation and danger in post-communist eastern and central Europe than under the old authoritarian regimes, according to a United Nations report.
UNICEF paints dark picture for Eastern Europe
By Gustavo Capdevila, InterPress Service, 21 July 1999. The consequences of disintegrating social services for the children in eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) is a source of great concern for the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF).