Foreigners in Kenya banned from adopting children

Foreign nationals in Kenya have been banned from adopting children. The Kenyan government announced that ban saying it takes immediate effect until new regulations are put in place. President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday directed the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection to enact new policies to regulate the practice of adoption. The activities of the Child Welfare Society of Kenya (CWSK) are also to be streamlined. There have been several media reports citing ambiguities in the adoption process. There were fears that could led to human trafficking. Kenya does not…

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