Tuesday, May 10, 2011

MEDIA: Adoption Scandal Being Reported in Media

Allegations in the Chinese and other international media are emerging concerning reports that babies were confiscated under the country's one-child policy and put up for intercountry adoption against their families' wishes. Adoptive and prospective adoptive families should fully investigate adoptions programs both with their agency and through independent and alternative information sources. Be aware of potential issues and be prepared to make hard choices. Don't just open your hearts, open your eyes and ears as well.

The story is being reported in the following media:

And blogs:

Further background on trafficking allegations and scandals involving the illegal procurment of children for intercountry adoption in China can be found at the following sites:

Pound Pup Legacy:
Schuster Institute:

Ethics, Transparency, Support
~ What All Adoptions Deserve.

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