Monday, November 29, 2010

Another Wrinkle in Birth Parent Searching

On a recent research project in Jiangxi, we encountered a sentiment that we have experienced many times over the years -- the fear among many Chinese residents that children adopted internationally are used for organ donations.

How does this belief impact a birth parent search? And did it play a role in the sharp declines in findings that were seen in many orphanages after the Hunan scandal?

Today's article on our subscription blog addresses these questions.