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the goverment and councils stopping white parents to adopted coloured children
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With adoption, it's not who you are – it's how you parent

With adoption, it's not who you are – it's how you parent | Adoptioncolourmatching | Scoop.it
Martin Narey: Too many obstacles are put in the way of people wanting to care for children – and too much time wasted on matching...
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Channel 4 sparks debate on ethnic matching in adoption - The Children's Services Blog

Channel 4 sparks debate on ethnic matching in adoption - The Children's Services Blog | Adoptioncolourmatching | Scoop.it
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Tim Loughton: Ethnicity shouldn’t be a barrier to adoption - In the news

Tim Loughton: Ethnicity shouldn’t be a barrier to adoption - In the news | Adoptioncolourmatching | Scoop.it
The Children’s Minister calls for local authorities to improve the process for interracial adoption, and announces establishment of a new advisory group on adoption.
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'When I told them we were white British, I was turned down without even being invited for an interview': Family's adoption ordeal at the hands of the 'thought police'

'When I told them we were white British, I was turned down without even being invited for an interview': Family's adoption ordeal at the hands of the 'thought police' | Adoptioncolourmatching | Scoop.it
Before being approved as adoptive parents Alex and Dominic Bemrose (pictured with their son Jose) endured nine, three-hour interviews about every aspect of their lives before they decide to adopt from Guatemala.
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Social workers tried to 'colour match' our beautiful baby like a pot of Dulux paint: Foster parents say their happiness is tempered by memory of a bitter battle for Sasha

Social workers tried to 'colour match' our beautiful baby like a pot of Dulux paint: Foster parents say their happiness is tempered by memory of a bitter battle for Sasha | Adoptioncolourmatching | Scoop.it
Marie Crean-White was asked by social services in Camden, North London, to look after a newborn girl as neither the baby's troubled Jamaican mother nor her African father were able to look after her.
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Martin Narey: 'don't delay adoption because of ethnic matching' - 1/20/2010 - Community Care

Martin Narey: 'don't delay adoption because of ethnic matching' - 1/20/2010 - Community Care | Adoptioncolourmatching | Scoop.it
Adoption placements should not be "unduly delayed" by trying to find an exact ethnic match for a child in care, the chief executive of Barnardo's Martin Narey said today.
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Long waits for adoption have nothing to do with ethnic matching

Long waits for adoption have nothing to do with ethnic matching | Adoptioncolourmatching | Scoop.it
Response: As long ago as 1973, well before inter-racial policies, black children stayed longer in care, says Ratna Dutt...
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Cameron vows to cut adoption wait

Cameron vows to cut adoption wait | Adoptioncolourmatching | Scoop.it
Prime Minister David Cameron has vowed to tackle "absurd barriers" to mixed-race adoption, as part of moves to speed up adoptions in England.
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Adoption scandal: the Rotherham family demonised by half-baked dogma - Telegraph

Adoption scandal: the Rotherham family demonised by half-baked dogma - Telegraph | Adoptioncolourmatching | Scoop.it
Children don't care about diversity - they just want to be loved...
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