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Corruption in international adoptions

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NOTE: This page from the Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism website offers documentation of and background about serious irregularities in international adoption. For the systemic analysis of corruption in international adoption, please read “The Lie We Love,” Foreign Policy magazine, Nov./Dec. 2008, and visit our webpages dedicated to international adoption. For ideas about fairer policy solutions, please read “The Baby Business,” Democracy Journal, Summer 2010.


News Reports of Adoption
 Irregularities in Honduras

"Barring of Two U.S. Adoption Agencies by IHNFA, Department of State," Erin Siegal, January 30, 2012, FindingFernanda.com.

“Stealing Children,” Mary Durran, July 1993, The New Internationalist.

“In Honduras, a Black Market for Babies,” Lisa Swenarski, May 13, 1993, The Christian Science Monitor.

“Adoption Racket Revealed,” March 28, 1992, The Independent.

“Adoption Ban to Stop Child Trade,” March 28, 1992, The Herald Sun.

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Last page update: February 28, 2012.