When many people think of adoption, they often wonder whether orphanages still exist in the United States.
While there are still many children in need of permanent adoptive homes, today’s domestic adoptions no longer involve traditional orphanages. Instead, U.S. orphanages have been replaced with an improved foster care system and private adoption agencies like American Adoptions.
In 2015, a total of 229,715 babies were born to women aged 15–19 years, for a birth rate of 22.3 per 1,000 women in this age group. This is another record low for U.S. teens and a drop of 8% from 2014. Birth rates fell 9% for women aged 15–17 years and 7% for women aged 18–19 years.1
Although reasons for the declines are not totally clear, evidence suggests these declines are due to more teens abstaining from sexual activity, and more ...
The Holocaust is one of the most terrible events in human history. It occurred during World War II when Hitler was leader of Germany. Six million Jewish people were murdered by the Nazis. This included as many as 1 million Jewish children. Millions of other people that Hitler didn't like were killed as well. This included Polish people, Catholics, Serbs, and handicapped people. It is thought that the Nazis murdered as many as 17 million innocent people.
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At the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® we believe every child deserves a safe childhood. For 30 years we have been at the forefront of the fight to keep children safer from abduction and sexual exploitation. We provide the resources needed to help protect children and prevent these devastating crimes committed against children.
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The brutal and barbaric murder of James Foley this week has once again reminded the world of the extraordinary stakes in the ongoing struggle between the forces of human rights and democracy and those of barbarism, repression, and savage evil. The Jihadists of ISIS and similar organizations waging “ holy wars” across the globe are truly enemies of all mankind. From their threatened genocide against the Yazidi community to the "convert or die” ultimatums against our ancient Christian communities in Syria and ...
Insanity House is raising the collective voice of the Single Parent community for social, economic, and political change. Single parent households represent more than one third of the family systems in this country, and are raising 20 million children. We are the largest and fastest growing family system in this country, yet we remain the most under-represented within social, economic, political, and legal systems.
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