The challenges of international adoption

 

When she is allowed to get a word in edge ways, Dutch-Ethiopian Heran Tadesse speaks eloquently in this Aljazeera piece about her experience of having been adopted abroad without her mother’s permission. The story of how her mother found her is one of the most astounding I have ever heard…

International adoption is a complex subject but she makes a point that is echoed in the comments.

“$65,000 in adoption fees compared to $15.00 a month to support a mother and child in Ethiopia according to UNICEF.”

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