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Inter-country adoption: refers to a social and legal process whereby a child habitually resident in one State (State of origin) is placed legally and permanently for adoption with a parent or parents other than the biological parents and habitually resident in another State (the receiving State).

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Intercountry adoption: Distribution & Annual % change
Intercountry adoption

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