Category: Italy

After the setting up of the database on adoptable minors in Italy, a new challenge: European Adoptions

Date: 2013-02-13 Source: http://www.aibi.it (Google Translation) Date: 02/13/18 How many families of European countries go abroad to adopt a child, and could do so in Europe, that is, at home, without spending considerable long and absurd bureaucratic stays abroad? But above all, how many minors living in communities and educational institutions in the various European countries… Read more »

Adoption and Pedophilia, a Chilling Affair

Source: http://espresso.repubblica.it Raped in the orphanage. Photographed and filmed. The shocking tale of three Bulgarian children adopted in Italy. And their parents’ accusations were ignored. The lights in the windows of the orphanage tonight go out later than usual. The half-moon illuminates the clean air which is fifteen degrees below zero and shines on the… Read more »

International adoption in free fall

Source: http://www.west-info.eu by Roberta Lunghini – 01.09.2013 | Comments | Print | -22.8 % 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%),… Read more »

Ghana To Streamline Inter-Country Adoption

Source: http://news.peacefmonline.com 4 June 2012 Ghana is to reform its adoption system with the establishment of a Central Authority (CA)at the Department of Social Welfare (DSW) to receive a list of all adoptable children to be entered into a national database. The CA as part of its mandate would receive all applications for inter-country adoption,… Read more »

NGOs up in arms against inter-country adoptions

Source: http://www.dnaindia.com Concerned over the alleged violation of fundamental rights of children, two children’s rights non-governmental organisations (NGOs), viz Thane-based Advait Foundation and Pune-based Sakhee have filed a public interest litigation (PIL) in the Supreme Court asking for a complete ban on inter-country adoption of children. The PIL, to be heard by the bench of… Read more »

Call for re-opening ‘Prem Nivasa’ case

Source: http://www.asiantribune.com Mon, 2012-01-23 02:32 — editor By Janaka Perera Colombo, 23 January, (Asiantribune.com): Have all doubts about the case involving Blessed Teresa’s Home, ‘Prem Nivasa’ run by the Missionaries of Charity at Rawatawatte Moratuwa in Sri Lanka been cleared? According to the Patriotic Bhikku Front, Chinthana Parshadaya and Sinhala Bauddhayo the speed in which the… Read more »

Baby farm in Moratuwa raided

Source: http://www.island.lk November 23, 2011, 10:02 pm By Jayantha Silva Acting on a tip-off, Probation and Childcare Services and the police yesterday raided a baby farm at Rawathawatte, Moratuwa. Police told The Island that the raiding party had arrested the person running the baby farm and another person identified as the go-between for the prospective… Read more »

Nepal comes to terms with foreign adoptions tragedy

Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk 28 September 2011 By Thomas Bell Kathmandu Hundreds of parents in Nepal are struggling to come to terms with the fact that their children have been adopted by Western couples without their consent. Adoptive parents pay thousands of dollars in fees and “donations” to orphanages and government officials who process their cases, creating what… Read more »

Die verschwundenen Kinder von El Salvador

Source:  http://derstandard.at  29. August 2011 23:29 Viele Bürgerkriegsopfer wurden von Militärs für Adoptionen im Ausland entführt San Salvador – Das verknitterte und vergilbte Schwarz-Weiß-Foto hütet Raúl wie einen Schatz. Es ist das Einzige, was er von seiner Mutter noch hat. Als Raúl vier Jahre alt war, brachte seine Mutter ihn und den um ein Jahr jüngeren… Read more »