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International adoption news

Trans-racial adoption

Whilst the adoption of black children by white families is common, the adoption of white children a black family is rare. A family tell their story.

Temporary suspension of adoptions from India

Due to revising its present inter-country adoption guidelines, India is not taking any new applications.

New Ministerial Advisor on Adoption appointed

Martin Neary (ex CEO of Barnardo's) to be appointed in the new positon of Ministerial Adviser on Adoption

India issues new rules for potential adopters

Unmarried couples living together won't be considered eligible for adoption of children nor will unmarried or single males be permitted to adopt a girl child, according to the new guidelines governing the adoption of children says the Hindustan times

Ireland talks about intercountry adoption

Ireland is becoming one of the most popular countries to adopt internationally in Europe. They have very positive government procedures in place.

11 May Adoption Day Korea

11 May is Adoption Day in Korea who has 2000 years history of adoption and today adopts over 1000 children a year internationally.

Ireland to Visit Vietnam

THE CHAIRMAN and newly appointed chief executive of the Adoption Authority left Ireland at the weekend for a three-day visit to Vietnam to examine the progress made by that country in improving its standards for intercountry adoptions.

FCO increase rates again

The Foreign and Commonwealth office has not only stopped their counter service but now they have put up the prices.

Changes to Foreign and Commonwealth Office

No more personal applications for legalisation of documents

India launches new adoption website

India's Central Adoption Resource Authority who is in charge of adoptions in India has launched a new website

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Why UK has low Inter country adoption numbers

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