Perspective Papers

These papers are a compilation of responses from intercountry adoptees from all over the world, on certain themes and topics.

Citizenship for Intercountry Adoptees in the USA

ICAV Submission to the Australian Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect & Exploitation of People with Disability

Illicit Adoption Responses from Lived Experience (english) and Adoptions Internationales Illicites (french)

Intercountry Adoptee LGBQT+ Journey’s


Returning to Birthland

Search & Reunion: Impacts & Outcomes in Intercountry Adoption (english) and Recherches et Recontres: Impacts et Résultats (french)

What Post Adoption Support Services are Needed?

What’s in a Name? (english) and Qu’est ce qu’un Nom? (french)

Would we Adopt or Not?

Would we Adopt or Not? A Decade On

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