by Roberta Lunghini – 01.09.2013 | Comments | Print |
In Italy, between 2011 and 2012, international adoptions decrease by 22.8% over the previous year. For a total of 3,106 foreign minors who have been authorized to enter our country. Russian Federation (749 children, 24.1% of the total), Colombia (310, 10%), Brazil (270, 8.7%), Ethiopia (233, 7.5%) and Ukraine (225, 7.2%) are, as in 2011, the top five countries of origin of children adopted by the Italian families. These are some of the provisional figures released by the CAI (Commission for International Adoptions).