Tag Archives: Korean adoption

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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Guidelines for post-adoption services

Guideline for Post-Adoption Services from the South Korean Ministry of Health, Welfare and Family.

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Writing from the Public Hearing

Media 2009/11/16 Adoption reform in South Korea as though children mattered 2009/11/13 ‘아동 수출 대국’ 오명 벗는다 (Here in English) 2009/11/12 A fight to change adoption law 2009/11/11 A generation fights to reform adoption laws 2009/11/10 `입양기관 `아동 세탁` 근절해야’ … Continue reading

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Group Resists Korean Stigma for Unwed Mothers

With big thanks to Choe Sang-hun and Dr. Boas, and a thousand cheers for the moms. We love you! Please click on the link to read the full article and see the photos spread. http://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/08/world/asia/08mothers.html?ref=global-home Jean Chung for the International … Continue reading

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