Ethica is a nonprofit organization that acts as an impartial voice for ethical adoption practice worldwide, providing education, assistance, and advocacy to the adoption and foster care communities.
Openness in Adoption: From Secrecy and Stigma to Knowledge and Connections. Donaldson Adoption Institute, 2012.
Safeguarding the Rights and Well-Being of Birthparents in the Adoption Process. Donaldson Adoption Institute, Nov., 2006.
PACT collection of articles, essays, videos and reviews on adoption ethics. Adoption should always be about child welfare first, but there are questions about ways in which the system has been susceptible to influence by money or adults who aren’t placing children first.
Parents for Ethical Adoption Reform (PEAR): started as a grassroots group of adoptive and prospective adoptive parents in Pennsylvania, this nonprofit organization with worldwide membership works toward reforming the existing adoption system so that it represents the best interest of the people most impacted by the system: the children and their families, both original and adoptive.
Top Ten Ethical Considerations In Open Adoption Practice, by Mary Martin Mason, on the American Adoption Congress website: