The Dark Side of International Adoption

of 142Photo
  • Helping or Hurting?
  • A Rising Trend
  • The Rich & the Famous
  • A Drastic Drop
  • Who's Monitoring International Adoption?
  • The Vulnerable Victims
  • Forced into Adoption
  • Save the Children
  • Vietnam
  • An Advocate for Adoption Abroad
  • Guatemala
  • Cambodia
  • Haiti
  • More Money, More Problems

A Rising Trend

Although it first became popular after World War II, international adoption experienced a boom in the 1990s, due in large part to the global response to China’s one-child policy and the disastrous breakup of the Soviet Union in Russia.

(Photo: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

More Photo Galleries

Videos You May Like