Category: France

France: Over 80 adopted children are abandoned each year

Source:http://romania-forexportonly.blogspot.com Published in France-Soir, Nicole Korchia, May 3, 2010. The figures are secret and taboo in France: officially 2% of adoptions are doomed to fail in France. But unofficially, the specialists speak bluntly of one out of ten … Our investigation. A terrible fact … The failures of the adoption, is not much spoken about…. Read more »

Auslandsadoptionen – das Geschäft mit der Armut

Source: WDR Mittwoch, 31. März 2010, 21.55 – 22.10 Uhr . (with English subtitles) Auch wenn die meisten kinderlosen Paare in Deutschland und Europa Gutes im Sinn haben, wenn sie ein Kind im Ausland adoptieren wollen – der jüngste Versuch, vermeintliche Waisenkinder aus Haiti ins Ausland zu schmuggeln, zeigt: Hinter der Adoptionsbranche steht eine markttüchtige… Read more »

La France, premier pays adoptant, loin devant les Etats-Unis

Source: www.lemonde.fr  LE MONDE | 10.02.10 | 13h35 Selon le ministère des affaires étrangères, 326 petits Haïtiens, dont le jugement d’adoption par des familles françaises avait été prononcé avant le séisme du 12 janvier, ont été amenés en métropole, par plusieurs vols successifs, entre le 22 janvier et le 9 février. Environ 140 autres “sont… Read more »

‘Child wanted, cash paid’ The shady world of adoption

Source: Atlantic Times By Thomas Schuler, March 2010 Former EU official Roelie Post campaigns worldwide against foreign adoption. She says the line between foreign adoption and child trafficking is too often blurred. She also sees potential danger in plans to introduce a trans national “European Adoption” authority. When Roelie Post, along with a translator and… Read more »

Ein Baby für 5000 Dollar

Source: www.welt.de  Von Sascha Lehnartz 8. Februar 2010, 04:00 Uhr Das Erdbeben hat Haitis Waisenhäuser verwüstet – Adoptionen stocken, und die Kinder leiden unter dem Chaos Port-au-Prince – “Foyer d’Espoir” heißt Hort der Hoffnung. Es ist der Name eines Waisenheimes, das knapp 20 Kilometer außerhalb von Port-au-Prince liegt, in Thomassin, einer bergigen Gegend, für die… Read more »

New horror as traffickers grab children from hospital

Source: www.independent.ie By Nick Allen Saturday January 23 2010 CHILDREN’S charities have voiced concern for the safety of thousands of orphans after Western nations began speeding up adoption procedures for the young survivors of Haiti’s earthquake. Countries, including France and Spain, have streamlined the process in the hope of getting young people to safety as… Read more »

Haiti earthquake: charities warn against rush to speed adoptions

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk Children’s charities have voiced fears for the safety of thousands of orphans after Western nations began speeding up adoption procedures in the wake of the Haiti earthquake. By Bruno Waterfield and Nick Allen in Port au Prince Published: 6:02PM GMT 22 Jan 2010 A young orphan cries at the Lycee Francais in Port-au-Prince… Read more »

Adopted orphans arrive in France as UNICEF raises trafficking fears

Date: 2010-01-22 Source: mobile.france24.com The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) announced Friday that several children have gone missing from hospitals in Haiti in the aftermath of the killer earthquake, raising fears of trafficking for adoption abroad. “We have documented let’s say around 15 cases of children disappearing from hospitals, and not with their own family at… Read more »

Kouchner ne veut pas être “accusé d’enlèvement

Date: 2010-01-19 Source: Le Point Le chef de la diplomatie Bernard Kouchner a mis en garde mardi contre des adoptions précipitées d’enfants haïtiens, jugeant que les autorités françaises ne doivent pas être “accusées d’enlèvement”, même sous un “bon prétexte”. “Sous le bon prétexte de sauver des enfants (…) il ne faut pas qu’on soit accusé… Read more »