Kategorie: The Netherlands

Profit, not care: The ugly side of overseas adoptions

Date: 2011-06-05 Source: http://www.independent.co.uk Lax regulation and an endless demand by childless couples in the West has created an often exploitative market in babies born in the developing world By Laurie Penny Sunday, 5 June 2011 In rural Nepal, where the going rate for a healthy orphan is $5,000 (£3,000), some 600 children are missing…. Weiter »

Family-planning officials took & sold babies: report

Source: http://china.globaltimes.cn May 10 2011]  By Liu Linlin Alleged child trafficking involving family-planning officials in Hunan Province stunned the nation on Monday. Over the last 10 years, family-planning „enforcers“ in Shaoyang have seized at least 20 children from Longhui county, who were born outside their parents‘ birth quota, and dispatched them to a local children… Weiter »

Trafficking of women and children is an organised crime: DGP

Source: http://ibnlive.in.com PTI | 07:03 PM,Mar 26,2011 Bhubaneswar, Mar 26 (PTI) Identifying trafficking of women and children for the purpose of commercial and sexual exploitation as an organised crime, DGP Manmohan Praharaj today opened up an Integrated Anti-Human Trafficking Unit (IAHTU) at the crime branch headquarters in Cuttack.“Trafficking in persons, particularly women and children for… Weiter »

Request Indian parents for DNA testing rejected

Source: http://www.rechtspraak.nl Zwolle-Lelystad, March 7, 2011 – The Family Court of Zwolle-Lelystad has ruled on March 4 in the case of the Indian couple. The Indian couple’s request for a DNA test to determine that a boy adopted by Dutch parents is their biological son, was dismissed by the Court. Kidnapping The Indian couple was… Weiter »

Ethiopia to Cut Foreign Adoptions by Up to 90 Percent

Source: http://www.ethiopian-news.com  March 5th, 2011 Peter Heinlein, VOA Ethiopia is cutting back by as much as 90 percent the number of inter-country adoptions it will allow, as part of an effort to clean up a system rife with fraud and corruption. Adoption agencies and children’s advocates are concerned the cutbacks will leave many Ethiopian orphans… Weiter »

Arib wants clarity on adoption from Ethiopia

Source: http://www.tweedekamer.nl 11 January, oral questions – Fake adoption papers and parents who under false pretentions relinquish their children. Arib (PvdA) aks clarity about these ‚horrible‘ adoption practices in Ethiopia. According to minister Opstelten (Justice) there is no reason to interfere: „Each signal of child trafficking is reason for investigation.“