childcare

Lifestyle & Belief

Vietnam halts US adoption

Host Lisa Mullins speaks with adoption advocate Linh Song about Vietnam's announcement today that it will not renew its adoption agreement with the United States; the decision follows U.S. accusations of corruption in Vietnam's adoption system.

Conflict & Justice

Global Hit

The World's Marco Werman introduces us to Senegalese hip-hop artist Sister Fa, who has used her music to educate young people about the issues she cares about, such as female genital mutilation.

Arts, Culture & Media

Haiti's orphans

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Tom DiFilipo, head of the Joint Council on International Children's Services, about the plight of thousands of children left orphaned by the earthquake in Haiti.

Global Politics

Play deals with Catholic sex abuse

An orphaned choir boy is abused by his Catholic priest, and grows up to be a troubled parent. That's the plot of a play that opened last month in Regensburg, Germany, just as that city's real-life clergy abuse scandal came to light. Susan Stone reports.

Global Politics

Single Mothers in South Korea

Single Mothers day in South Korea is a day that's getting support from adoptees who've moved back to Korea. They'd like to see single motherhood become more acceptable there so that unwed mothers feel less pressure to put their babies up for adoption.