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In the News: Dangerous to ignore ethnicity, Customer Care standards promise more

Published: 04.07.13

A round up of the latest features and articles relevant to adoptive families.
In the News: Dangerous to ignore ethnicity, Customer Care standards promise more

It's dangerous to ignore ethnicity in adoptions says Floella Benjamin

The broadcaster Floella Benjamin has said a child's ethnicity must be considered when matching them to adoptive parents. Independent 2/7/13

New 'customer care'standards promise more for adopters

A new set of adoption 'customer care standards' have been developed to ensure would-be adopters get a first class service when they enquire about adopting a child. CommunityCare 2/7/13

Gay and lesbian adoption: Edwin Poots' challenge dismissed

The Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission (NICHR) has welcomed a Court of Appeal ruling that paves the way for gay and lesbian couples to adopt children in Northern Ireland. BBC 27/6/13