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Adoption Market Trends

"The phenomenon reflects the scarcity of infants from overseas and humanitarian issues involved in adopting them... International adoption has become an ethical minefield, rife with scandals such as last month's report of children in India being stolen and sold for adoption to rich countries... As countries such as China tighten their programs to discourage corruption, the waiting time for infants has stretched into several years or more. As a result, many Canadians are extending the upper age limit in their requests, to shorten the waiting period and make sure they're adopting true orphans, agencies report... Ethiopia is emerging as a preferred source country for siblings ..." Read More.