S2022 E115 - The human cost of South Korea’s era of transnational adoption

Ear to Asia by Asia Institute, The University of Melbourne
Since the 1950s but peaking in the 1980s, an estimated 200,000 South Korean babies and children have been adopted into mainly white families in western nations, leaving a trail of fractured identities. Why did the South Korean government allow so many of its children to be sent permanently abroad? What have been the fates of the adoptees,  ...  See more
Aug 29 2022
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