Eastern Asia

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The Korea Herald18 Jul 2017

Since South Korea's adoption of a law banning adoption agencies from accepting undocumented babies, the number of infants abandoned in the country have increased.

You Soo-sun - The Korea Times13 Jul 2017

The recent death of a deported Korean adoptee ignites adoptee-led organizations to call on the Korean government to end the "industrialized international adoption" system in South Korea. 

Emiko Katsuradaa, Mitsue Tanimukaib, Junko Akazawa - Child Abuse & Neglect24 Jun 2017

The present study investigates the relationships among children's history of maltreatment, attachment patterns, and behavior problems in Japanese institutionalized children. 

S. Woodhouse, A. Miah and M. Rutter - Cambridge University Press22 Jun 2017

This article focuses on the assessment of the effects of early institutional care and compares three longitudinal studies from Romania, Greece and Hong Kong/China.

Choong Rai Nho, Eun Hye Park, & Mary L. McCarthy - Children and Youth Services Review21 Jun 2017

This study examines successful transitions of children from out-of-home care to young adulthood in Korea to draw implications for child welfare practice and policies. 

Yang Meiping - Shanghai Daily23 May 2017

New policy in China allows court applications to revoke the guardianship of parents or authorized guardians if they refuse to perform their custody duties for more than six months.

Sina22 Mar 2017

China orders authorities to check all qualifications, facilities, services and safety management for all government foster care facilities.

Elise Gould, Jessica Schieder - Economic Policy Institute 7 Mar 2017

This blog article from the Economic Policy Institute notes that policy makers ignore legislation that could make it easier for women to balance work and home obligations.

Global Initiative to End All Corporal Punishment of Children and Save the Children30 Dec 2016

This comprehensive report discusses progress made towards universal prohibition of corporal punishment of children, including by highlighting examples from individual states that have recently implemented legal and policy reforms. 

Neil Conner - The Telegraph14 Dec 2016

The Telegraph reports that police in China rescued 36 children from traffickers. 

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