ROME, July 19 (Bernama) — The number of Vietnamese children who are adopted by Italian families has strongly increased, Vietnam News Agency (VNA) quoted adoption intermediary agencies in the country as saying.
In the first quarter of this year, 163 children from Vietnam were adopted, an increase of three times over the previous period.
Vietnam now ranks third among countries, from which Italian families receive most children for adoption, only after Ukraine and Colombia.
Italy is expected to adopt more 4,000 foreign children by the year-end, of which 283 are Vietnamese.
More Vietnamese Children Adopted By Italians
July 27, 2008 by sume