Lawmakers urged to curb overseas adoption of Korean children

You Soo-sun - The Korea Times

South Korea is considering ratifying the Hague Adoption Convention, according to this article from the Korea Times. The country's Ministry of Health and Welfare submitted a motion for approval of the convention to the National Assembly on October 18 of this year, says the article. "If the National Assembly approves the motion, it is expected to reduce the number of inter-country adoptions and change the practices surrounding the system."