Monthly Archives: July 2014

Vung Tau Orphanage

The French association Pour les Enfants des Rizières (APER) was created in April, 2003 at the instigation of adoptive parents and people interested in the welfare of disadvantaged Vietnamese children. It was established to provide financial support to poor children in Vietnam, particularly those in the province of Bà Rịa-Vũng Tàu. The head office of the […]

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HIV orphans: the tragedy

HIV orphans: the tragedy July 21, 2014 [WHO] Janine (Neen) Weir, activist for HIV-positive children [WHAT] 200,000 children are dying needlessly each year; ignorance and fear are the killers, not HIV [HOW] Change the rules to facilitate adoption of HIV children from Asia and Africa As many as 200,000 children are dying unnecessarily of AIDS […]

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Romanian socialite secretly hands her adopted boy back…

Romanian socialite secretly hands her adopted boy back to orphanage after ‘his cries kept her awake on first night’ Monica Columbeanu vowed to give boy, 3, new life after learning of his plight But 26-year-old has since returned him after just one night at her mansion Woman who helped with adoption claimed she ‘didn’t want […]

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Automatic right to assessment for adoption a ‘waste of resources’

Irish Times 27th June 2014 Automatic right to assessment for adoption a ‘waste of resources’ Committee told 14 times the number of people seeking to adopt ‘intercountry’ than children being adopted The automatic right to assessment to determine suitability to adopt children in Ireland is a huge drain on resources at the Child and Family […]

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Chinese police bust four major baby trafficking rings….

Daily Mail Australia  –  Monday, Jul 7th 2014 Chinese police bust four major baby trafficking rings rescuing 382 abducted infants and arresting nearly 2,000 suspects China’s Public Security Ministry launched the nationwide crackdown Targeted suspects connected to four websites, disguised as adoption sites 382 infants rescued and 1,094 suspects arrested Trafficking children is a major […]

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