Yet another article on adoption in the Taiwanese press today. . .this article pertains to the increasing number of babies and children in Taiwan in need of adoptive homes. Here’s an excerpt:
“Unwanted pregnancies and growing economic difficulties have been the main reasons why parents are giving up the innocent children.
No less than 22 babies and children have been left with the Good Shepherd Social Welfare Services in the first quarter of 2009 and they have been put up for adoption. Last year, the total number of little ones abandoned and left with the Good Shepherd was 75, said Sister Therese Thong.” – Read full article at eTaiwan News, April 6, 2009