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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…

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…

There are very few children in the UK to adopt


Adopting a child in Britain: It's hell - but not for the reasons you think

Congolese wait is over

Congolese children to join U.S. adoptive parents, ending 2-year wait

Read more | Comments (0) | Feb 25, 2016

Congo drafts new adoption legislation

Congo drafts new adoption legislation, reviews pending cases

Updated: Jan 19, 2016 - 11:55 AM

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo's government says it has drafted new adoption legislation and reviewed cases pending since it halted international adoptions in 2013.

Spokesman Lambert Mende said Tuesday that among the recommendations, adoptions…

Hair test in child protection goes wrong

Hundreds of Ontario adoptions on hold amid Motherisk drug-test scandal

Discredited test used as evidence against mothers in thousands of cases

By Mike Crawley, CBC…

A new Play regarding adoption from the 60s

Mime peels back mask of 60s forced adoption


New adoption guidelines: Bombay

The HC said that “the efficacy of the new adoption guidelines will have to be tested” on the basis of statistical data which has been collected since the new guidelines were implemented.

India - more girls then boys adopted

Girls Emerge as Preferred Choice for Adoption

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