With less than 2 weeks remaining before the end of Fiscal Year 2020, we can anticipate another decline in intercountry adoptions.
Although Covid-19 can be blamed for some of the decline, it is clear that the lack of a positive approach to intercountry adoption by OCI continues to suppress the opportunities for thousands of orphans to have permanent families.
The results of the recent Save Adoptions survey of ASPs increase our cause for concern.
Of the 117 accredited ASPs surveyed, 67 responded (57%). The responses are revealing: