On June 6, the Committee on the Rights of Children of the United Nations Human Rights office, published a report about measures taken in the United States of America regarding: sales of children, child prostitution and child pornography.
It's 11 pages long, so I am not going to publish it in its entirety here, though I made it available as a PDF attached to this post.
In the report the following observations are made, which I would like to highlight here:
The Relationship between Institutional Care and the International Adoption of Children in Europe.
Author: Shihning Chou and Kevin Browne Date: Friday, March 07, 2008
The study explored the link between institutional care for young children and international adoption, using a survey of 33 European countries. Official figures were available from 25 countries on the proportions of national versus international adoption within their own countries, together with the number of children under three in institutional care.