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Ethiopia Update

The U.S. Dept of State, Office of Children’s Issues had released the following Adoption Alert regarding Ethiopia:

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Government of Ethiopia Plans Major Slow-Down in Adoption Processing

March 9, 2011

Citing the need to work on quality and focus on more important strategic issues, the Government of Ethiopia’s Ministry of Women, Children, and Youth Affairs (MOWCYA)  will reduce to a maximum of five the number of adoption cases it processes per day, effective March 10, 2011.  Under Ethiopian adoption procedures, MOWCYA approves every match between prospective adoptive parents and an Ethiopian child before that case can be forwarded for a court hearing.  The U.S. Embassy is working with Ethiopian government officials and adoption agencies to learn more about this change in procedures.  We will continue to share information as it becomes available.

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This means that Ethiopia is cutting their adoptions by 90%.

 

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March 10, 2011 - Posted by | adoption, International Adoption |

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    Comment by Emmanuel | May 6, 2011 | Reply


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