Friday, March 11, 2011

Ethiopia Moving to Limit International Adoptions?

The Ethiopian government is moving to restrict international adoptions due to complications surrounding the adoptions both within the country and in the countries of the adoptive families. More here. I've been wondering when this would happen for a while now. There has been unease over international adoptions for quite some time due to both abuses of the system and to discomfort amongst Ethiopian Orthodox Christians and Muslims over Ethiopian children being raised in foreign religions in their adoptive countries. In the last couple of years a set of new restrictions were placed on families adopting children from Ethiopia and it now appears that that was just a first step...

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