The African orphan crisis and international adoption.

  title={The African orphan crisis and international adoption.},
  author={Jini L Roby and Stacey A. Shaw},
  journal={Social work},
  volume={51 3},
The plight of Africa's AIDS orphans has reached crisis proportions, and the international community is beginning to mobilize at the family, community, national, and international levels. Despite these encouraging efforts, the response is inadequate, and increased attention and action are needed. The authors suggest that international adoption, although a small and temporary solution, may fit within the framework being used as a global working model. Issues surrounding adoption, such as racism… CONTINUE READING