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oyster  ·  217 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: What’s Really Happening When Asylum-Seeking Families Are Separated?

I mean 10 years down the road. It’s like natives in Canada you could decide it’s just skin colour or it’s ya know how we traumatized entire generations. The caretaker-child ratio needs to be good enough that this doesn’t turn into another situation like the Romanian orphanages.

KapteinB  ·  217 days ago  ·  link  ·  

I'm not familiar with Romanian orphanages. Can you elaborate?

johan  ·  216 days ago  ·  link  ·  

    Disturbing images emerged of deprived, scared children—a devastating by-product of the regime’s ‘pro-natalist’ polices. Photos of infants with their heads shaved, chained to their cribs and lying in puddles of urine rocked the globe. Some 170,000 orphans were discovered crammed into 700 institutions. The children were being raised in overcrowded, state-run orphanages where child rearing was approached with Soviet-style efficiency. The result was a generation brought up without care, social interaction, stimulation or psychological comfort. Romania’s institutionalised children displayed profound developmental delays and abnormal social-emotional behaviour.’s-orphanages/5543388