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The Associated Press reports that a "notorious South Korean facility that kidnapped, abused and enslaved children and the disabled for a generation was also shipping children overseas for adoption, part of a massive profit-seeking enterprise that thrived by exploiting those trapped within its walls."
This study explored the lived experiences of 23 kin caregivers raising children left behind in rural Northeast China while their migrant parents worked and lived in cities.
The purpose of this study was to systematically review existing health service interventions for left-behind children in China.
Care for Children is seeking to appoint a consultant to undertake an end-of-project evaluation of a three-year project (January 2017 - December 2019): Care for Children's 'Vision for a Million' National Foster Care Projects in China and Thailand.
This study examined the mediating effects of loneliness in the relationship between social anxiety and life satisfaction. Four hundred and forty two left‐behind children in rural China, who completed the Social Anxiety Subscale, UCLA Loneliness Scale, and Satisfaction with Life Scale, participated in the study.
The present study examines the influences of migration on the health of left-behind children in China and the mediating channels, using data from a new nationally representative survey.
This article from the Los Angeles Times shines a light on some of the stories of parents in China whose babies were taken from them to be placed for intercountry adoption.
In this article, institutions in Russia, China, Ghana, and Chile are described with reference to the circumstances that lead to children’s institutionalization, resident children’s social-emotional relationships, and unique characteristics of each country’s institutional care (e.g., volunteer tourism in Ghana, and shifting demographics of institutionalized children in China).
This radio segment from WNYC describes a new audio-visual exhibition in New York City that tells the stories of 100 "former orphan" adoptees born in South Korea who are now adults living all over the world.
The Seoul Central District Court has recently held a hearing in relation to "a landmark lawsuit filed by deported Korean American adoptee Adam Crapser against the Korean government and Holt Children’s Services," according to this article from the Korea Herald.