Monthly Archives: February 2016

International Social Services Viet Nam Report 2015

Latest report from ISS on child abandonment & relinquishment in Vietnam    

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Adam Crapser: Detained for deportation

Adoption Land BY COMPILER · FEBRUARY 18, 2016 Adam Crapser, a Korean American adoptee who was placed in deportation proceedings at the beginning of 2015, was placed in the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma Washington by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) on February 8, 2016. Adam was adopted from a Korean orphanage by U.S. citizen parents […]

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2016 KAIAN Melbourne Youth Mentorship Pilot Program

The 2016 KAIAN Melbourne Youth Mentorship Pilot Program aims to foster relationships between young intercountry adoptees aged 12 to 17 years old and adult intercountry adoptees aged 18 years and over. Though KAIAN was primarily formed for and by Korean adoptees, this program is open to all intercountry adoptees. Applications for adult mentors are now […]

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Can permanent care provide a solution for the troubled child protection system?

The Conversation – February 11, 2016 4.14pm AEDT – Author Damien Riggs  – Associate Professor in Social Work, Australian Research Council Future Fellow, Flinders University Victorian child protection law reforms due to come into effect next month will give parents two years from when a child is removed to demonstrate that the child should be […]

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History of Success and Challenges: Vietnamese Australian Child Refugees as Adults

ARC Kathleen Fitzpatrick Laureate Fellowship – Child Refugees and Australian Internationalism from 1920 to the present This project will explore the changing nature of Australian internationalism during the twentieth and twenty-first centuries through a study of a history of child refugees and campaigns undertaken on behalf of child refugees conducted by relief agencies and humanitarian […]

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