Adoptions in Hong Kong fall, with few children listed and adoptive parents ‘wary of taking those with complex profiles’

Nov 13, 2021 | INVESTING

Negative attitudes are keeping down the number of babies available to adopt in Hong Kong, while couples willing to do so are wary about the children they choose, experts say.As of June this year, there were 101 children listed for adoption. According to the Social Welfare Department (SWD), 34 had disabilities, 33 were aged three or above, 29 had a complicated family background such as having a birth parent who was drug dependent or with mental health problems, and five had issues with their…

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