Monthly Archives: June 2015

Birth reporting system can be abused for adoption

In a nutshell, this article says that the National Assembly Research Service, which researches laws before they go for voting, has said that Korea’s birth reporting system can still be abused for the purposes of illegal adoption. The problem is … Continue reading

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Unwed fathers could already register their children’s births

The main accomplishment of the amended Korean family register law, from the perspective of unwed moms and other single parents, is that it protects everyone’s privacy. You can click here to read about that.  The following parts of the law, regarding … Continue reading

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No more excuses for the Babybox

“The unwed mothers are dropping their children at the Babybox because they fear registering their children’s births, which the adoption agencies require.”  That is what we hear from the Babybox people. However, an amendment to the Family Register law passed the … Continue reading

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FOR THE WORLD’S MORE FULL OF WEEPING

FOR THE WORLD’S MORE FULL OF WEEPING: RETROACTIVELY ABOLISHING SOUTH KOREA’S CIVIL AND CRIMINAL STATUTES OF LIMITATIONS FOR ILLEGAL INTERNATIONAL ADOPTION by Daniel A. Edelson In the decades following the Korean War, South Korea may have sent up to 200,000 … Continue reading

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세상은 눈물로 가득 차 있기에

세상은 눈물로 가득 차 있기에: 한국에서 국제불법입양에 대한 민·형사 공소[소멸]시효를 소급 철폐해야 하는 이유 다니엘 에델슨(Daniel A. Edelson) 서론 6·25동란 후 60년 간, 한국에서 해외 입양부모에게 입양 보내진 아동의 수는 최고 200,000명에 달한다. 정확한 수는 알려져 있지 않으나, 해외입양자 인권단체에서는 … Continue reading

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www.adoptionjustice.com has been forwarded here

Hello friends, Well, our website http://www.adoptionjustice.com is down. That is a sad, sad thing because there was so much good information on it! We hope to get that one back, eventually. But in the meantime, we’ll be posting here. Have … Continue reading

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