Jo Jo Cheng was eight when she accidentally came across her adoption certificate in her mother’s drawer. Photo: SCMP
Jo Jo Cheng was eight when she accidentally came across her adoption certificate in her mother’s drawer. Photo: SCMP

Adoptions in Hong Kong fall, with few children listed and adoptive parents ‘wary of taking those with complex profiles’

  • Most children up for adoption have special needs, and that puts off potential adoptive parents
  • Fear of being labelled ‘bad parents’ stops mums from giving up their babies for adoption

Topic |   City Weekend
Jo Jo Cheng was eight when she accidentally came across her adoption certificate in her mother’s drawer. Photo: SCMP
Jo Jo Cheng was eight when she accidentally came across her adoption certificate in her mother’s drawer. Photo: SCMP
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