Eastern Asia

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Katelyn Hemmeke - Korea Exposé24 Oct 2017

This article, from Korea Exposé, shines light on the many difficulties and obstacles that South Korean adoptees face in trying to identify and locate their birth families. 

Chenyue Zhao, Xudon Zhou, Feng Wang, Minmin Jiang, and Therese Hesketh - Children and Youth Services Review22 Sep 2017

This study evaluated the feasibility, acceptance, preliminary outcomes and potential sustainability of a community-based intervention program for left behind children in China. 

Ikuko Higuchi and Ayano Kume - The Yomiuri Shimbun17 Sep 2017

17.5% of children who need care in Japan live in foster placements, while most of them are living in institutions; an expert panel of the Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry, however, has announced a new goal which prioritizes foster care. 

Jeong Park - The Orange County Register12 Sep 2017

New research explores the traumatic experiences of children adopted from South Korean orphanages by American families following the end of the Korean War.

The Yomiuri Shimbun18 Aug 2017

Japan's Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry has announced new targets for children in need of alternative care.

BBC News 14 Aug 2017

"Boot camps" for youth with internet and gaming addictions have become increasingly popular in China and are criticized for their military-style discipline and harsh practices. The recent death of a Chinese teenager just two days after entering one such instution has sparked an outrage over the use of these institutions and their practices. 

Xiaoyuan Shang & Karen R. Fisher - Child Maltreatment in Residential Care3 Aug 2017

This chapter of Child Maltreatment in Residential Care describes the progression of changes in China's child care and protection policies to reduce the use of institutional care for children and increase efforts toward family strengthening and family-based models of alternative care. 

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. 

Better Care Network12 Jul 2017

This country care review includes the care-related Concluding Observations adopted by the Committee on the Rights of the Child during the seventy-fifth session (15 May 2017 - 2 Jun 2017) of the Convention on the Rights of the Child.

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