ARTICLES RELATING TO ADOPTION

How a black family raising a white baby is bringing awareness to cross-racial adoption

2019-09-17 08:56

Keia Jones-Baldwin was just doing what she had always done when she encountered a child in need, but she didn't realise that her act of kindness would result in something more.

'My sister was an alcoholic and died of AIDS, so I adopted her son'

2019-08-29 14:34

How did Elaine handle having to tell her son about what happened with his biological mother and how he came to live with her?

'We need a space where we could just feel like human beings': How a cross-racial adoptee is using her story to help others

2019-07-23 11:09

"We decided to put on this performance because there were way too many people asking all of the same questions and we were like 'Okay, people want to know these things, let's tell them.'"

WATCH: A single black dad shares his heartwarming adoption story

2019-06-14 16:00

Adoption agencies say black single parent adoptions are slowly on the rise, but there's still only a handful of black men who choose to adopt a child. One of the first, Aloy Gowne, shares his story.

Couple adopts three children with three different heart conditions

2019-04-16 12:41

If the kids adopted by the Fussell family had stayed in China, they might have died from conditions that are very treatable or curable in the United States.

OPINION: "Amendments to the Child Care Act will have a damaging effect on adoption in South Africa"

2019-01-21 08:49

Mom of 3 adopted children speaks out on the amendments to the Child Care Act.

"It will deny thousands of orphaned and abandoned children permanent families": Concerned psychiatrist on the proposed amendments to adoptions in SA

2019-01-16 15:31

"The whole system will cost the state (and therefore the taxpayer) more money through continuing foster grants and having to pay for the costs of adoptions – and where is this money going to come from?"

OPINION: Adoption amendments deny opportunity to most vulnerable children

2019-01-14 16:38

The proposed amendments allegedly aims to make adoptions “more accessible”, but the real outcome will be a total shut down of all adoptions in South Africa.

Everything you need to know about adoption in 2019

2018-12-06 20:16

From debunking myths to the recent announcement of 10 days of parental leave announced by president Cyril Ramaphosa just last month, here's everything you need to know about adoption.

Babies are getting dumped in SA at an alarming rate - why safe abortions are more important now than ever before

2018-10-15 15:08

"That’s what creates child abandonment – it is the fact that society doesn’t care about young women."

 

This mini-horse is up for adoption — but you'll have to take his goose friend, too

2019-09-03 11:18

The pair were rescued from a farm together — along with a dozen ducks and two peacocks.

Arise Adoption Conference 2019 coming soon to Cape Town and Joburg

2019-07-29 09:49

"It was practical and made me reflect deeply on decisions we needed to be mindful of as a family before our son joined us." Join the Arise Adoption Conference 2019 for an in-depth look at adoption.

“My family wasn’t wrong": A black adoptee talks about growing up with white parents

2019-07-01 10:26

“I was adopted before the law was even changed. For the first five years of my life, it was illegal for me as a black child to be living with white parents,” says Thola Antamu, a 30-year-old black woman who was adopted by her white parents when she was a newborn.

A bride helped shelter dogs find a home by having her bridesmaids walk the pups down the aisle at her wedding

2019-05-30 10:39

In addition to helping raise money for the shelter, four of the five dogs who participated in the wedding have been adopted.

Male nurse adopts disabled tot after touching promise

2019-04-12 15:07

A kindhearted male nurse has adopted a disabled tot with a brain disorder.

OPINION: The new proposed adoption law Is NOT in the best interests of our children

2019-01-18 13:08

What will the new adoption laws mean for children, birth mothers and adoptive parents? Mother to two adoptive girls and blogger The Blessed Barrenness, Sharon Van Wyk, shares her thoughts.

Woman reunited with daughter she gave up for adoption 17 years earlier

2019-01-15 14:57

A woman from Utah in the US has opened up about meeting her daughter by chance for the first time after she gave her up for adoption 17 years earlier.

Watch: Huskies in Christmas hats sledding on a South African beach

2018-12-24 18:01

Santa has a new team to pull his sled this this year – and they love their job.

WATCH: The moving moment a young girl was told she was being adopted

2018-11-28 15:18

It's a tearjerker. Three years after moving in with her foster parents, 10-year-old Ivy found out she was going to be adopted by them, and her moving reaction was caught on camera.

Woman’s 15-year search for her mother ends with an emotional call

2018-09-25 15:58

Jessica Nicole, 33, always knew she was adopted – but that never stopped her wondering who her birth parents were.

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