"Sins of the Saviors": Africa As the Final Frontier (Chapter 6 in From Intercountry Adoption to Global Surrogacy: A Human Rights History and New Fertility Frontiers).
Rotabi, Karen Smith. Bromfield, Nicole F.
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This chapter discusses rising adoptions in Africa, problems in Ethiopian adoptions, the lack of growth in intercountry adoptions despite of celebrity adoptions in Malawi, the adoption of children in Liberia by evangelical Christians, and challenges in adoptions in Uganda and the rise of residential care institutions, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Kenya. Recommendations for when states should not allow intercountry adoption are identified and the rehoming of African adoptees is noted. Numerous references.
Intercountry adoption; ETHICS; BLACK MARKET ADOPTION; cross cultural studies; birth mothers; poverty; human rights; WRONGFUL ADOPTION; ADOPTION FRAUD; guidelines; Africa