Firm counsels Chinese adoption foundation
Clients Half the Sky Foundation
Partner Ashley Howlett and legal assistant Li Hong of Jones Day Beijing have been providing counseling for the Half the Sky Foundation in connection with its registration as a NGO in China. Half the Sky Foundation was created by adoptive parents of orphaned Chinese children in order to enrich the lives and enhance the prospects for the children in China who still wait to be adopted, and for those who will spend their childhoods in orphanages. The Foundation has establish early childhood education, personalized learning and infant nurture programs in state-run Chinese welfare institutions to provide the children with stimulation, individual attention, and an active learning environment.