The number of women leaving for Russia and Turkey for better job opportunities is increasing in Armenia's Gyumri city. Single women comprise a great number among guest workers.
Their minor children are sent either to an orphanage or remain under their grandmother's care.
"My elder grandchild attends a boarding school. His mother is working in Russia, she is weaving stocks. The children are left under my care. The girl is 5 years old and the boy is 10," a Gyumri resident told representatives of Shirak Centre.
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