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The Dutch Parliament will discuss the advisory report “Reflections on Intercountry Adoptions” on 13 December 2017. With courtesy to United Adoptees International! See here the letter UAI and other adoptee organisations sent to the Dutch Parliament. We all support the findings of the advisory report that intercountry adoptions need to stop, but not just that…. Read more »

Kenyan family reveals Danish couple in adoption of girl were duped

Source: https://www.nation.co.ke SUNDAY JANUARY 29 2017 An adopted child with his new family. Cabinet issued an indefinite moratorium outlawing all inter-country adoptions of Kenyan children. FILE PHOTO In Summary Ms Annika testified in court that her family had suffered anxiety, trauma and stress as they had been under the impression “all steps had been undertaken”. The… Read more »

Adoptions, new interrogations throughout Italy Melissa Satta cancels the campaign with Aibi

Date: 2016-11-16 Source: http://gatti.blogautore.espresso.repubblica.it             Melissa Satta has suspended its cooperation with Aibi-Friends of Children Launch of the interrogations of the Guardia di Finanza for the scandal on international adoptions . These days witnesses were heard in various offices, from Lombardy to Sicily. Detectives are investigating the institutional relationships of Marco… Read more »

Olanda, presata sa stopeze adopțiile internaționale? Netherlands pressed to stop international adoptions?

Date: 2016-11-04 Source: http://www.romania-actualitati.ro Roelie Post Gazda a Convenției de la Haga privind adopțiile internaționale, Olanda caută acum cea mai buna soluție privind adopțiile internaționale. Printr-un raport publicat la începutul săptămânii, Consiliul național pentru protecția copilului din Olanda sfătuiește guvernul sa înceteze imediat adopțiile internaționale si sa se concentreze pe investiții in sistemele de protecție a… Read more »

Bodnariu Family and the permanent destruction of families

4 February 2016 Since weeks there have been demonstrations against the Norwegian child protection services ‪#‎stopbarnevernet, in support of the Budnariu family. And it continues. Massive protest of Romanians are being organised all over the world. See the above picture taken in Brussels. Sadly it rarely gets connected to the broader child rights policy issue…. Read more »

9th EU Forum on the Rights of the Child

11 June 2015 For those who were not able to attend the 9th EU Forum on the Rights of the Child, or were not allowed to participate,  ACT hereby provides the links to the videos. FIRST DAY 3 June 2015 http://webcast.dbvideo.tv/9th-European-Forum-on-the-rights-of-the-child (live) ended NOT YET AVAILABLE SECOND DAY 4 June 2015  Plenary Session http://webcast.dbvideo.tv/9th-european-forum-rights-child-plenary-session-1-introduction Session… Read more »

ACT & Sakhee: Letter to the Indian Government

2 July 2014 The Ministry for Women and Child Development, India, posted the new draft Juvenile Justice ACT online for a public consultation. ACT & Sakhee’s sent their contribution. Food for thought. The full letter can be read here: ACT Sakhee Comments JJACT 2 July 2014

MEPs must investigate this child-snatching scandal

Source: http://www.telegraph.co.uk Sunday 06 April 2014 CHRISTOPHER BOOKER Social workers who take away children is one of the most disturbing human rights scandals of our time Last June, under the heading “Dutch social workers catch the English disease”, I reported the extraordinary case of the 11-year-old Antonovs twins: a Russian-Latvian brother and sister forcibly snatched by… Read more »

Foster care: It’s time to think out of the box

Date: 2012-10-29 Source: http://www.tehelka.com Being blind followers of the West, even in matters of child care, may lead us down a dark alley, writes Suranya Aiyar In sharp contrast to Western conventions for reportage of children, the pictures and names of Abhigyan and Aishwarya were freely used in our media in articles about their escapade… Read more »