Category: France

Adoptions in Dominica – suspension (06.01.2017)

Source: http://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr (Google Translation) The Mission of the International Adoption (MAI) informs families in an individual adoption procedure in the Dominican Republic about its decision, taken by order of 16 December 2016 pending publication in the Official Journal of the French Republic, to suspend all international adoptions in this country. Indeed, the MAI observes that the… Read more »

Une femme voyage d’Istanbul à Paris avec une enfant dissimulée dans un sac

Source: http://www.lefigaro.fr Par Mélanie Faure Mis à jour le 09/03/2016 La femme et l’enfant se trouvent toujours à l’aéroport de Roissy. La jeune femme a été interpellée à l’aéroport de Paris-Roissy à son arrivée de Turquie. Une fille de quatre ans se trouve en zone d’attente, et va être reconduite en Haïti. Elle voyageait sous une… Read more »

Small child found hidden in plane passenger’s carry-on luggage

Source: http://www.thejournal.ie 9 March 2016 The woman placed the child at her feet under a blanket – but the girl was discovered when she needed to go to the toilet. A WOMAN WHO flew into Paris from Istanbul this week was found to have hidden a four-year-old girl in a bag on the plane, Air France… Read more »

Two fathers condemned at Bordeaux after using a surrogate mother

Source: http://www.lemonde.fr Google Translation The Monde.fr | 07/01/2015 By Florence Moreau (Bordeaux, correspondence) “They were fully aware of committing a wrongdoing. They deliberately bypassed the French legislation. “Difficult to say at this time what the scope of the judgment of Wednesday, July 1 by the criminal court of Bordeaux, will be. Two men, a couple for… Read more »

The adoption of foreign children to the lowest in 30 years in France

Source: http://www.bfmtv.com 01/03/2015 (Google Translate) In ten years, four times less foreign children were adopted in 2014, said Saturday the Quai d’Orsay. In France, 20,000 candidates for adoption in France have a valid file. Just over a thousand foreign children were adopted in 2014 by French parents, four times less than a decade ago, said Saturday… Read more »

Italians continue to lead in the number of Russian adoptions

Source: http://rapsinews.com © RIA Novosti, Aleksei Naumov 10:01 03/07/2014 MOSCOW, July 3 (RAPSI) – Italians adopted 560 Russian children in 2013, the largest number among foreign countries, Russia’s Supreme Court said in a survey of adoptions by foreign parents or Russians living abroad. Last year, Russian courts approved the adoption of 1,232 of the 1,247 applications… Read more »

France suspends adoptions from Central African Republic

Over the last years, the Central African Republic became the biggest source of foreign adoptions for France. Source: http://lci.tf1.fr Le quai d’Orsay a pris vendredi un arrêté suspendant les procédures d’adoption des enfants centrafricains. Motif : la situation actuelle sur place ne permet de garantir suffisamment qu’il en va “de l’intérêt supérieur de l’enfant”. 43… Read more »

Closed adoption system helping traffickers

Source: http://www.dailystar.com.lb September 09, 2013 12:35 AM By India Stoughton The Daily Star BEIRUT: Adoption is often seen as a benevolent act. Rather than being brought up in an orphanage, a parentless child is given a home, stability and a loving family. In Lebanon, however, the closed adoption system has helped to transform the practice into… Read more »

Ugandans Dishonoured Abroad

Source: http://allafrica.com BY ZURAH NAKABUGO, 25 AUGUST 2013 Uganda police concerned by the number of youth stranded in human trafficking rings abroad (file photo). An estimated 250 Ugandans annually end up stranded abroad with human trafficking rings, a police report says. Ugandan youths are trafficked to countries like China, India, Malaysia, Thailand, South Africa, France, Canada,… Read more »

Adoption children’s home questioned (Pisingos)

Date: 2013-04-27 [GOOGLE TRANSLATION] Source: http://www.elespectador.com Investigting mysterious donation in London for $ 3.4 million With nearly half a century of tradition in child protection and adoption, cFoundation was suspended. By: Hernández Quevedo Norbey In order to help homeless children, in May 1968 a group of 22 couples decided to create Pisingos Foundation in Bogota…. Read more »