On the first day of summer, the whole world celebrates Children's Day. In Belarus, the protection of the rights and interests of children is a priority of state policy. In our country, there are nearly a million 900 thousand young citizens. Particular attention from the state is paid to the protection of children left without parental care. At the beginning of this year, almost 14 thousand orphans and children left without parental care were brought up in foster families, about 3 thousand in orphanages. Belarus also has special measures to help families. This is a system of social protection benefits and guarantees.