Category: Belgium

Crisis bij grootste adoptiebureau

Source: Nieuwsblad Er komen steeds minder kinderen uit China en Rusland naar Vlaanderen maandag 30 juni 2008Auteur: Veerle Beel Vlaanderens grootste interlandelijke adoptiebureau, Horizon, zit in nauwe schoentjes. Er wordt een oplossing gezocht voor de ruim 120 kandidaat-adoptieouders die op de wachtlijst staan.

Girls seized, handed over for adoption

Source: www.scmp.com Foreign families paid officials and orphanages Fiona Tam Jul 02, 2009 About 80 newborn baby girls from a county in Guizhou have been confiscated from their parents by family planning officials since 2001 and handed over to foreign adoptive parents as orphans at a price of US$3,000 each, state media reported. Struggling farmers… Read more »

Broken, broken by the “Adoption Mafia’

De Telegraaf, 2 June 2007 The scandal around fifty illegally adopted Indian children is only the tip of the iceberg. Only in recent months similar practices came to light in Sri Lanka and Nepal, where hundreds of children are being channeled for big money to Western (probably Dutch) adoptive parents, pedophile rings and possibly even… Read more »

Europeans Get Around Sperm And Egg Donor Regulations

Source: http://www.futurepundit.com December 03, 2006 The booming egg donor market in the United States is pulling in British donors who want to make extra money. The sale of eggs is illegal in this country, but in America, the industry is worth an estimated $4.5bn (£2.4bn). Donors with the right physical, personal and intellectual attributes can… Read more »

El Salvador’s kidnaped children search for their parents

Source: Kairosphotos Date: 2006-01-01 By Paul Jeffrey Response magazine Marina Dolores Ortiz spent 17 years worrying she had lost her family. Yet she kept on searching, not knowing that her mother was simultaneously looking for her. When they finally came together, it was an emotional moment.

Officials Demand Return Of Children

Source: www.unwire.org/ Wednesday, August 16, 2000        Rwanda has called for international assistance in securing the return of some 30,000 children who were flown out of the country during the 1994 genocide, BBC Online reports.

Vietnam jails baby smugglers

Source: news.bbc.co.uk/ Friday, 31 March, 2000, 12:50 GMT 13:50 UK Illegal sales of children went on for six years A court in the northern Vietnamese province of Ninh Binh has sentenced 12 people for their roles in selling children for foreign adoption.

Vietnam jails baby smugglers

Source: news.bbc.co.uk/ Friday, 31 March, 2000, 12:50 GMT 13:50 UK A court in the northern Vietnamese province of Ninh Binh has sentenced 12 people for their roles in selling children for foreign adoption. The leader of the ring, Vu Tien Manh, a senior official in the provincial Justice Department, received the longest term, of four… Read more »

All I ever did was arrange adoptions for mothers who would otherwise have had an abortion. What’s wrong with that?

Source: The Independent John Davies’s supporters call him the Indiana Jones of adoption. His critics call him a baby trader. Leonard Doyle reports Leonard Doyle / Liz Searle Tonight in dozens of nurseries across Europe and North America, parents will look lovingly down at their adopted children and thank their lucky stars for meeting John Davies…. Read more »

War-Babies

Source: Banglapedia War-babies are referred to here as babies born to Bengali women consequent of their being raped by Pakistani soldiers and other criminals who took advantage of the situation of the war of liberation (March 1971 to December 1971).