Human Trafficking Victims Rescued in China in 2011

Police in China reported rescuing 8,660 children and 15,458 women from human trafficking activities in 2011. 3,200 human trafficking gangs were broken up by police in 2011. In addition, Chinese police reported that over 2,000 children were abducted and sold for adoption during the year.

United States adoptions of Russian children

1,092 Russian children were adopted by US families in 2010, down from over 5,800 adoptions in 2004. Russian officials have claimed that at least 17 Russian children have died due to domestic violence committed by their American families. In total, there are around 250,000 Russian children living in orphanages in Russia.