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Adoption with Humanity repeats calls for National Adoption Authority

Government needs to make urgent structural changes to adoption process says campaign group The government has today announced some changes to the prospective adopter assessment process. Adoption With Humanity applauds this as a long overdue procedure they have been requesting for quite some time, and we are sure that this will have a positive impact on the problems in the adoption system....
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Taking our petition to 10 Downing Street

We have just issued the following press release:   ADOPTION REFORMS PETITION TO BE PRESENTED AT 10 DOWNING STREET Media invited to attend petition presentation: 13.00 on 31 October, 2011 A petition urging the government to form a National Adoption Authority and put the needs of children at the forefront of adoption reforms in the UK is to be presented at 10 Downing Street. More than 1,200...
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Our Adoption With Humanity e-petition launch

Today the Adoption With Humanity e-petition goes live on the government’s website.. Exciting times, but really sad times. I wish it hadn’t got to this. But it has. And it’s time to do something about it. This is why I am proud to say that our patron Oona King is fully behind us. This is what she said: “Like Francesca, I am an adoptive parent of two lovely children. And...
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Adoption should be a priority

I was delighted to learn of a recommendation that social workers most provide Ofsted inspectors with evidence that they have always considered adoption for each child in care, and not just as “an option of last resort”. This was reported in The Times yesterday by Social Affairs Correspondent Rosemary Bennett who used my experiences as a case study saying: “Ofsted’s new...
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Mexican Takeaway – Too White To Adopt

Mexican Takeaway This book is based on true events. However, the names of all persons connected to our adoption are fictitious. Any resemblance to real people, living or dead, is entirely coincidental. The opening instalment from the first chapter, Too White To Adopt. June 5, 2008 The queue in the customs hall at Heathrow was long, full of weary and bad-tempered travellers, but I didn’t care. I...
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Bruce Oldfield speaks out about adoption

Bruce Oldfield, the couture dress designer kindly contributed the foreword to my book. He reflects on his experiences as a foster child and the “obsessive bureaucracy” of our adoption system in the UK which is failing children. This is what he wrote: Common sense might suggest that the route to adoption should be as uncomplicated as possible but we now have a situation in the UK...
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