Model gay adoptive ‘fathers’ sexually abused 6-year-old for years: offered him to pedophile ring
Australian media covered the adoption of Adam by the gay men, describing the two men as happy, loving fathers.
Newborn Found Buried Alive Alongside Los Angeles Area Walking Path
The crying coming from under a block of asphalt sounded like it was from a cat to Angelica Blount. But it turned out to be an abandoned baby that police say was deliberately buried under debris along ...
Baby abandoned at New York City nativity scene. Does this happen often?
Nativity scene baby: Federal records of abandoned babies aren't kept but one non-profit estimates that 3,000 babies have been saved because of laws that encourage parents to abandon children safely.
Coin-operated-locker babies
Coin-operated-locker babies is a type of child abuse found primarily in Japan and China. In these cases, unwanted babies are left in public lockers with the presumption that such lockers are regularly...
Same-sex adoption in the United Kingdom
Same-sex couples in the United Kingdom have had the right to adopt since 2002, following the Adoption and Children Act 2002.
In the Adoption and Children (Scotland) Act 2007 Parliament provided th...
Model gay adoptive ‘fathers’ sexually abused 6-year-old for years: offered him to pedophile ring
Australian media covered the adoption of Adam by the gay men, describing the two men as happy, loving fathers.
Safe-haven law
Safe-haven laws (also known in some states as "Baby Moses laws", in reference to the religious scripture) are statutes in the United States that decriminalize the leaving of unharmed infants with stat...
Transitional age youth
Transitional age youth are young people between the ages of sixteen and twenty-four who are in transition from state custody or foster care and are at-risk. Once they turn 18 they can no longer recei...
Newborn Found Buried Alive Alongside Los Angeles Area Walking Path
The crying coming from under a block of asphalt sounded like it was from a cat to Angelica Blount. But it turned out to be an abandoned baby that police say was deliberately buried under debris along ...
Foster care in Canada
Foster children in Canada are known as permanent wards, (crown wards in Ontario). A ward is someone, in this case a child, placed under protection of a legal guardian and are the legal responsibility ...
Rie Fujii
Rie Fujii (藤井 理絵, Fujii Rie) (born 1978 in Tsuwano, Shimane) is a Japanese woman who abandoned her two infant children in an apartment in Calgary, Alberta while she visited her boyfriend. On h...
Lost boys (Mormon fundamentalism)
"Lost boys" is a term used for young men who have been excommunicated or pressured to leave polygamous Mormon fundamentalism groups such as the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Sain...
Cultural variations in adoption
There are several notable cultural variations in adoption, which is an arrangement by which a child whose biological parents are unable to care for it is "adopted" and given the same legal and social ...
Cultural variations in adoption - Wikipedia
Same-sex adoption in Brazil
Same-sex adoption in Brazil is legal according to the Superior Court of Justice of Brazil, as stated in a court decision on April 27, 2010. The change was a milestone in the country's LGBT history.T...
Same-sex adoption in Brazil - Wikipedia
Mommy Mommy
Mommy Mommy is a 2007 documentary film directed by Sylvie Rosenthal about a Montreal lesbian couple's five-year-long struggle to have a child.
The film's subjects had been long-time friends and bu...
Language of adoption
The language of adoption is changing and evolving, and since the 1970s has been a controversial issue tied closely to adoption reform efforts. The controversy arises over the use of terms which, whil...
Osaka child abandonment case
The Osaka child abandonment case was a case of child abandonment involving two abandoned children in Osaka, Japan. It occurred in late June 2010 when Sanae Shimomura, a 23-year-old Japanese single mot...
Foster care
Foster care is a system in which a minor has been placed into a ward, group home, or private home of a state-certified caregiver referred to as a "foster parent". The placement of the child is usually...
Foster care - Wikipedia
José Olallo
José Olallo y Valdés, O.H., (12 February 1820 - 7 March 1889) was a Cuban Hospitaller Brother, who spent his life caring for the poor of the City of Camagüey. He was beatified by the Catholic Church i...
Sons of Perdition (film)
Sons of Perdition is a 2010 documentary film featuring a behind-the-scenes look into the lives of teenagers exiled from their families and community by Warren Jeffs, self-proclaimed prophet of the F...
Du Toit v Minister of Welfare and Population Development
Du Toit and Another v Minister for Welfare and Population Development and Others is a decision of the Constitutional Court of South Africa which granted same-sex couples the ability to jointly adopt c...
Du Toit v Minister of Welfare and Population Development - Wikipedia