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Corruption in international adoptions<

"The Makeni Children," August 9, 2011,

Orphaned or Stolen?

  The U.S. State Dept.
  investigates adoption
  from Nepal, 2006-2008

"Anatomy of an Adoption Crisis,", September 12, 2010

"The Baby Business," Democracy Journal, Summer 2010

"The Lie We Love," Foreign Policy magazine, Nov./Dec. 2008




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Student Research Assistants' Contributions

Unless otherwise noted, all country overviews are written by E.J. Graff, Schuster Institute Associate Director.




Country-by-Country Map of Reported Adoption Irregularities

Where do babies come from? International adoption map
Click on the image to reach an interactive map with links to information about countries that have had reports of serious irregularities in international adoptions. 

Geography of An Adoption Crisis, Vietnam

After years of investigations, State Department officials document rampant adoption corruption throughout Vietnam. Here's a selection of what they found.


View Geography of an Adoption Crisis in a larger map

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