Wednesday, August 22, 2012
A few stories in the media about corruption in Ethiopian adoption. How Ethiopia's Adoption Industry Dupes Families and Bullies Activists By Kathryn Joyce Stories of under-aging, lies to families, and other corruption. Inside Ethiopia's Adoption Boom Article showing some of the complexities of Ethiopian adoption including birthfamily not understanding adoption, poverty driven adoption vs. true lost of family, and use of middleman to harvest children.
In an attempt to allow contributors as much privacy as possible when submitting stories (a concern that was raised by some), comments by anonymous commenters will now be allowed on this blog. All comments are on moderation. If you comment anonymously vs via email to submit your story this will be noted when the story is published on the blog proper. All regular comments (i.e. not stories) must still has an ID with them to be published. So if you want to post negative comments about a story or situation, you'll have to do it with a google ID or your (hidden) email. I will NOT be publishing negative comments from "anonymous". Thank you.