Brazilian authorities decided on Monday, 24, allowing foreigners registered to apply for adopting children in the country on equal terms with the locals. Until now, foreigners had to expect that children should first be offered to all Brazilians registered on the waiting list.
The objective is to facilitate the adoption of children between seven and 17 years who have difficulty finding a new family. Statistics indicate that Brazilians prefer without mostly children under seven, white and does not come accompanied by brothers or sisters.
The level of requirements causes still exist 5,440 children available for adoption throughout the country, while more than 30 thousand Brazilians are willing to adopt a child.
To understand how the National Register of Adoption of Brazil works is necessary to read the website in Portuguese