Bill tabled to protect adopted children from exploitation, abuse

iNews Guyana

The Adoption of Children (Amendment) Bill has been presented to Guyana's National Assembly of the Twelfth Parliament, according to this article from iNews Guyana. "The amendment of the Act will provide for the insertion of the new Second Schedule of the Principal Act – Hague Convention of May 19, 1993, on Protection of Children and Cooperation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption," says the article. "It will allow for more scrutiny regarding international adoption to protect the nation’s children from exploitation, trafficking and abuse."