Monday, July 28, 2008

No Longer a Children Donor

Found some hard numbers on 2008 Ukrainian adoptions. According to Yuri Pavlenko, the Ukrainians are having success at encouraging domestic adoptions over foreign adoptions. So far in 2008, for the first time, there have been more domestic than foreign adoptions.

1st half of 20078218931,714
1st half of 20081,0106421,652

The government also reports that 834 children have been placed into foster care so far in 2008.

2.5 thousand children adopted by new families
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