Monthly Archives: March 2009

Kyung Hee University

Paul (Hai-Jung) Kang, Jane Jeong Trenka, and Park Jung-Sook It was great to meet all the students in Ms. Park’s class yesterday — as well as Ms. Park herself, Paul, the dean of the school, and the dean of the … Continue reading

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Improving Attitudes Towards Unwed Mothers and Promoting Support

RE: March 3, 2009 Public Forum at the Assembly Member’s Office Building & February Adoption Law Forum follow-up. Yesterday TRACK attended the Public Forum on Improving Attitudes towards Unwed Mothers and Promoting Support at the National Assembly in Korea/52nd Women’s … Continue reading

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Next steps for access to law revision process

Dear friends, Over 25 adoptees showed up at the public hearing on the adoption law revision on Thursday! With our wonderful and dedicated supporters, we numbered at least 40 (1/3 of the whole audience). We made clear how much translation … Continue reading

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“입양아동 파양 연간 700여건”(종합)

입양제도 선진화 공청회 열려 (서울=연합뉴스) 홍덕화 기자 = 입양 후에 아동에게 문제가 있거나 입양가정의 환경 변화로 자녀관계를 파기하는 ‘파양’ 사례가 하루에 평균 두 건씩, 연간으로는 700여건이 되는 것으로 나타났다. 허남순 한림대 교수는 진실과 화해를 위한 해외입양인 모임(TRACK.회장 유종순)이 26일 서울 … Continue reading

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At hearing on adoption law, frustration and calls for change

SEOUL, Feb. 26 (Yonhap) — Local experts and adoptees expressed frustration Thursday on South Korea’s antiquated adoption law they claim lacks child protection measures and keeps encouraging foreign adoption of its children, and urged the government to move quickly to … Continue reading

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