Education Resource

Meet Kathryn Joyce: Adoption Boom and Fraud in Ethiopia

Over the past several years, Ethiopia has become one of the top "sending countries" in the international adoption market. But with the growing numbers of adoptions have come allegations of fraudulent paperwork and unethical recruitment of children for adoption--a practice dubbed "child harvesting" by the Ethiopian government.

Kathryn Joyce discusses her project "Casualties of Ethiopia’s Adoption Boom" and the impact this new "export industry" has had on the local population.