The Dark Side of International Adoption

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  • 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
  • Helping or Hurting?

A Drastic Drop

Yet, since 2004, the once-rising number of overseas adoption has been in a steady, drastic decline. In many countries, the lucrative nature of the practice has led to rising corruption, regulations and the ultimate cancellation of the practice.

(Photo: JEAN-PHILIPPE KSIAZEK/AFP/Getty Images)

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