Adoption outcry

  • The Times - 9 September 2013

Alleged homophobia and pro-Christian bias by South African adoption agencies have sparked an investigation by the SA Human Rights Commission.

The Times can today reveal that complaints by families and adoption organisations in South Africa, the US, Europe and elsewhere have led to the inquiry.

A well-placed source within the commission revealed that several South African adoption agencies and the Social Development Department were being investigated.

Human Rights Commission spokesman Isaac Mangena said the commission was investigating allegations of discrimination by adoption agencies in Gauteng, Western Cape and KwaZulu-Natal...read the full article

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