Haiti Pushes Foster Homes To Counter Problems In Orphanages

Amelie Baron - International Business Times

According to this article from the International Business Times, the government of Haiti "is pushing to deinstitutionalize children so as to avoid the darkest sides of orphanage life -- trafficking of kids or even worse abuse." As the government has now barred any new institutions from being opened in the country, and has signed an international convention designed to safeguard inter-country adoptions, a movement to promote domestic foster care as a means for caring for children has grown.