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Need to Know, May 6, 2011: Adoptions in Nepal, Bin Laden economics, the united states of women

We visit Americans who have adopted abandoned children in Nepal but can’t bring them home. Also: The Arab world’s reaction to bin Laden’s death, a panel discussion on the state of women and New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast.

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  Left in limbo: Nepalese adoptions halted

When the U.S. suspended adoptions of abandoned Nepalese children, citing numerous examples of unreliable documents, many children and their adoptive American parents were stuck between two countries.

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Baby rescue or baby factory?

International adoptions, as a recent Russian case showed, are fraught with potential problems, including exploitation of families in poorer countries.

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