Articles tagged Drop Box

Russia has over 100 infanticides every year – here’s how one group hopes to bring that down to zero

MOSCOW, Russia, March 16, 2015 ( — From 2010 to 2013, 532 infanticides were recorded in Russia. The group Cradle of Hope is hoping to take that down to zero. In an interview with The Moscow Times, Cradle of Hope founder Yelena Kotova explained that her organization has saved 31 newborns with 21 “baby boxes” across Russia. Now, she has asked Moscow officials to approve drop boxes at hospitals across the city. “We are not here to encourage parents to abandon their newborns,” Kotova told Times. “We are trying to safeguard two lives: the mother's and the child's. We are here to make sure that the mother […]