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Ethiopia adoptions in chaos

Following a meeting in Addis Abba on 10 May many European countries have stopped thier adoption programme from Ethiopia as Ethiopia is changing its child protection laws and are not faciltating inter-country adoptions. We wait for official confirmation.

British Association of Social Workers launches inquiry into adoption ethics

Year-long investigation will hear from social workers, birth and adoptive family members and adult adoptees

High number of adoptions from China

China leads way on US adoptions

China Daily, April 18, 2016
 

China remains the United States' most accessible source of adoptions from overseas, thanks to an efficient system and strong oversight of orphans, according to two experts. 

They spoke as the number of foreign adoptions…

Identity

Oh I get so annoyed when I read things like this: 

"While adoption can provide security for a child, it can also have serious implications for the child's sense of identity. For this reason, we pursue adoption within a child's own country, when it is in their best interests and when the child has no known family or cannot be reunited with them."

 This…

7719 people applied to adopt from India

New Delhi, Mar 10 (PTI) 7,719 people have registered for adoption till March 4, 2016, Rajya Sabha was told today.

2836 Prospective Adoptive Parents (PAPs) have opted for male child, 2724 for girl child and 2159 have not specified any gender, Union Minister Maneka Gandhi said citing the…

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