Content: Literature

The Colour of Time

A new book, The Colour of Time: A Longitudinal Exploration of the Impact of Intercountry Adoption in Australia is to be released in June this year. The Colour of Time follows the journeys of 13 of the original 27 contributors from The Colour of Difference.  Reading about their experiences 15 years on, you will gain a greater understanding […]

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Romania – For Export Only – Author R. Post

the untold story of the Romanian ‘ orphans’ gives an insider’s look into the adoption kitchen, where the most used ingredients are political pressure and emotional blackmail. Post kept a diary on her work for the European Commission that aimed to help Romania reform its child protection. She soon found out that the intercountry adoption […]

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The Right of a Child in Internal and Intercountry Adoption

International Social Services International Rescource Centre for the Protection of Children in Adoption Brochure No1 Ethics and Principles Guidelines for Practice  

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Top 10 books about adoption – chosen by adopted children

The Guardian,  Thursday 22 October 2015 23.27 AEDT In National Adoption Week, which are the best children’s books that feature adopted children and families? From Tracy Beaker to Percy the Park Keeper, here are 10 books that adopted children and teens have picked as favourites. Click here link through the the top 10.

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Between Light and Shadow: A Guatemalan Girl’s Journey through Adoption

Hardcover – April 1, 2011 by Mr. Jacob R. Wheeler (Author), Kevin Kreutner (Foreword) “An adoption professional once told me, ‘At its best, there is no adoption system as good as Guatemala’s. At its worst, there is none worse.’”—from the foreword by Kevin Kreutner In Between Light and Shadow veteran journalist Jacob Wheeler puts a human face on the Guatemalan adoption industry, […]

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