The continuing foster care fiasco
- Funds to be cut from bodies that fail to report child abuse
- Boy was raped, lawsuit says; It alleges he was victimized by another boy in foster care.
- New Records Released in Case of Foster Parent Licensed Despite Abusive Past
- Child Trafficking: When The Solution Becomes A Part Of The Problem
- Is adoption the best option Child Protective Services has to offer families in crisis?
- A desperation for sons ... even someone else's CHINA: Age-old gender biases feed
- A Stain on the Brain - the David Owen Story
- Charities are ready to help swamped DOCS
- Manitoba government looking into adoption concerns
- Cash prize for council that hit adoption targets
By Barbara Hollingsworth
March 16, 2009 / DC Examiner
Despite evidence that removing children from their homes traumatizes them, millions are still being forced to live with strangers or adopted out like shelter pets. One activist recently told Congress that many children are sent to “clearly inadequate families” just so social service agencies “can ‘succeed’ by boosting their numbers.”