International adoption rates plummet, domestic numbers rise

international adoption

International adoption rates are plummeting because of a crackdown on baby-selling, tighter international regulation, an under-peformoming global economy, and backlash from various kidnapping scandals. Domestic adoptions – around the globe – are increasing.

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Adopting children in care may soon be made easier

Domestic Adoption

The government is looking into a system that will make it easier for people to adopt children living in institutions by allowing their natural parents to remain in touch, Family Minister Chris Said has said. … Continue reading →

Virginia adding ‘conscience clause’ to adoption laws

Domestic Adoption

By Anita Kumar, Published: February 7 RICHMOND — Virginia will likely become the second state in the nation — after North Dakota — to allow private adoption agencies to turn away parents based on sexual orientation or religious and moral … Continue reading →

Adoption dream overcomes years of obstacles

Adoption Dream

By JEFF NEWPHER “A dream is a wish your heart makes.”–Cinderella When Walt Disney had Cinderella sing about dreams, he may have been unknowingly describing many women, but not Delana Stewart. Stewart’s dream was not a wish, it was a … Continue reading →