Child-Protection Systems of Care to Ensure Child Rights in Family Support and Adoption: India and the United States (Chapter 5 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 uses case studies of India and the United States to discuss how child-protection systems of care can ensure child rights in family support and adoption. It is explained that the United States has a well-established child-protection system whereas India has an emerging child-protection system. The scandals in India’s intercountry adoption system are discussed, as well as recent improvements to find missing and abducted children and to increase child protection. 1 figure, 1 table, and 32 references.
Intercountry adoption; ETHICS; BLACK MARKET ADOPTION; cross cultural studies; poverty; human rights; WRONGFUL ADOPTION; ADOPTION FRAUD; Child protective services; India