Catalogue by keywords / Intercountry adoption on the internet

Documentation presentation
ISS/IRC Code COM-INTL-ADOPT ENG-051
Partner
Title Intercountry adoption on the internet
Author CHOU, Shining, BROWNE, Kevin; KIRKALDY, Melanie
Generic unit Volume 31, Number 2

General information
Date published/issue 00-00-2007
Date received 00-00-0000
Place published UNITED KINGDOM
Editor
Publisher Adoption and Fostering
Distributor
Page 10
Price
ISBN
Type of material Note
Language of document

Document information
Document description Commentaries
Information
Country concerned WORLD
Index Child-rights
Conv-crc
Adoption-intercountry
Adoption
Statistics
Adoption-internet
Free text This study investigates whether intercountry adoption agencies on the internet upheld the principles of the UNCRC and the Hague Convention (1993). In accordance with the research 18,1% of agencies used terminology that promoted children as a commodity rather than as individuals in need. In accordance with the research 38% of the agencies were in breach of the UNCRC and the Hague Convention.

Document qualification
Degree of interest Of interest
Work area Miscellaneous
Potential users All
Other potential users General