Why India’s adoption rate is abysmal despite its 30 million abandoned kids

https://www.business-standard.com/article/current-affairs/why-india-s-adoption-rate-is-abysmal-despite-its-30-million-abandoned-kids-118103000218_1.html

Taare Zameen Par

Why dyslexia must be spotted early, and children supported to perform in their unique way

Out of 10 children going missing in Delhi 6 remains untraced: Report

https://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/out-of-10-children-going-missing-in-delhi-6-remains-untraced-report-118092500635_1.html

Sex Abuse Incidents In Shelter Homes Have Spread Like Cancer: Top Court

https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/sex-abuse-incidents-in-shelter-homes-have-spread-like-cancer-top-court-1923456

Half of 8000 missing children in Assam in 5 years untraced

http://www.uniindia.com/half-of-8-000-missing-children-in-assam-in-5-years-untraced/states/news/1366294.html

https://theprint.in/governance/year-since-indian-childs-death-in-us-govt-drags-feet-on-punishing-adoption-agency/126499/

One year since Indian child’s death in US, govt drags feet on punishing adoption agency

https://theprint.in/governance/year-since-indian-childs-death-in-us-govt-drags-feet-on-punishing-adoption-agency/126499/

280 child care institutions closed down after Juvenile Justice Act

http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/kerala/2018/sep/26/280-child-care-institutions-closed-down-after-juvenile-justice-act-1877188.html

 

Dear Mom of an Adopted Child

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/dear-mom-of-an-adopted-child_b_7267898

Fewer Shishu Gruhas make legal adoption difficult

http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/hyderabad/2018/sep/06/fewer-shishu-gruhas-make-legal-adoption-difficult-1868193.html

Karnataka couple adopts three siblings from Ujjain orphanage
https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/indore/karnataka-couple-adopts-three-siblings-from-ujjain-orphanage/articleshow/65691654.cms

LGBT community wants the next fight to be for the adoption right

https://www.oneindia.com/india/lgbt-community-wants-the-next-fight-to-be-the-adoption-right-2770832.html

General articles

Spanish couple abandon adopted Indian child, Bhopal agency under the scanner

Spanish couple abandon adopted Indian child, Bhopal agency under the scanner

Gone girls: the trafficked children of Yadadri

https://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/gone-girls-the-trafficked-children-of-yadadri/article24668704.ece

Asked states UTs to shut unregistered CCIs WCD Min

https://www.theweek.in/wire-updates/national/2018/08/09/des49-rsq-wcd-ccis.html

The horror story inside an Indian children’s home

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-45124802

India’s missing children

Eight-year ban on adoptions from India lifted

Maneka Gandhi Issues Diktat To States: Register All Child Care Institutions Within A Month

http://www.newsworldindia.in/national/maneka-gandhi-issues-diktat-to-states-register-all-child-care-institutions-within-a-month/303551/

Bond with a baby, legally

https://www.telegraphindia.com/states/jharkhand/bond-with-a-baby-legally-245353

Maneka Gandhi wants all Missionaries of Charity institutes examined immediately

https://indianexpress.com/article/india/illegal-adoptions-wcd-maneka-gandhi-child-care-institutions-registered-5262716/

After baby-selling scandal Govt instruct states to inspect all Mother Teresa Care Homes

The need to keep siblings together

http://www.dnaindia.com/analysis/column-the-need-to-keep-siblings-together-2637206

280 orphan minor girls made pregnant in Teresa missionary”: Prashant Patel Umrao falsely claims

“280 orphan minor girls made pregnant in Teresa missionary”: Prashant Patel Umrao falsely claims

Baby sale rampant, fears panel

https://www.telegraphindia.com/states/jharkhand/baby-sale-rampant-fears-panel-244977

Third Child ‘Sold’ By Mother Teresa’s Missionaries Of Charity Rescued

https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/third-child-sold-by-mother-teresas-missionaries-of-charity-nirmal-hriday-in-jharkhand-rescued-1881865

Couples in live-in relations cannot adopt, says CARA

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/couples-in-live-in-relations-cannot-adopt-says-cara/article24165917.ece

SOS Village chief for integrated approach to welfare

https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/news/sos-village-chief-for-integrated-approach-to-welfare/article24175538.ece

Awareness meet on adoption procedures

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/andhra-pradesh/awareness-meet-on-adoption-procedures/article24167305.ece

Kolkata woman may be first with cerebral palsy to adopt a baby

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kolkata/jeeja-countrys-1st-adoptive-mom-with-cerebral-palsy/articleshow/64564628.cms

Abandoned in Rajkot park, baby gets passport hrs after adoption

http://www.dnaindia.com/ahmedabad/report-abandoned-in-rajkot-park-baby-gets-passport-hrs-after-adoption-2622173

Why Children Aren’t Behaving, And What You Can Do About It

https://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2018/06/02/611082566/why-children-arent-behaving-and-what-you-can-do-about-it

Four couples willing to adopt baby whose mother doesn’t want her

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/gurgaon/four-couples-willing-to-adopt-baby-whose-mother-doesnt-want-her/articleshow/64432775.cms

Couple refuses to adopt differently-abled child, High Court restrains it from future adoptions

Couple refuses to adopt differently-abled child, High Court restrains it from future adoptions

CONNECTED SOULS

http://www.dailypioneer.com/vivacity/connected-souls.html

Katihar abandoned baby case: Why adoption law matters?

http://morungexpress.com/katihar-abandoned-baby-case-why-adoption-law-matters/

Katihar abandoned baby case: Commodification & bypass of adoption law

Katihar abandoned baby case: Commodification & bypass of adoption law

Zappone reveals at least 126 children were wrongly registered as biological children of adoptive parents

http://www.thejournal.ie/st-patricks-guild-adoption-4042782-May2018/

Want to Adopt a Child With Special Needs? Here Is All the Information You Need

Want to Adopt a Child With Special Needs? Here Is All the Information You Need

Parents to be reimbursed for expenses related to child adoption

https://www.maltatoday.com.mt/news/national/87037/parents_to_be_reimbursed_for_expenses_related_to_child_adoption#.WwU47kiFPIU

Adopting a child with special needs: How the child protection system fails them

https://www.thenewsminute.com/article/adopting-child-special-needs-how-child-protection-system-fails-them-81646

Adopting a child in India remains a tortuous affair, despite digitisation

http://www.business-standard.com/article/current-affairs/adopting-a-child-in-india-remains-a-tortuous-affair-despite-digitisation-118051101295_1.html

Child Rights

Adopting a child with special needs: How a change in attitude can transform lives

https://www.thenewsminute.com/article/adopting-child-special-needs-how-change-attitude-can-transform-lives-81409

Across the world in search of home

https://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20180515/life-features/across-the-world-in-search-of-home.679097

Care centre shockers

https://www.telegraphindia.com/states/bihar/care-centre-shockers-230703

Once Denied Adoption, Kerala Couple Now Shelters 90 Orphans & Abused Women!

Once Denied Adoption, Kerala Couple Now Shelters 90 Orphans & Abused Women!

Foster care scene in India worrying

https://www.deccanchronicle.com/nation/current-affairs/160518/foster-care-scene-in-india-worrying.html

Baby girl found in a basket in RR Nagar

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bengaluru/baby-girl-found-in-a-basket-in-rr-nagar/articleshow/64167423.cms

How a Single Woman in Ludhiana Saved 450 Young Lives by Devoting Herself to Orphans

https://www.news18.com/news/india/how-a-single-woman-in-ludhiana-saved-450-young-lives-by-devoting-herself-to-orphans-1748609.html

Anti-trafficking unit to quiz doctors in Delhi

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/tamil-nadu/anti-trafficking-unit-to-quiz-doctors-in-delhi/article23829730.ece

Indian parents prefer adopting girls

https://www.deccanchronicle.com/nation/current-affairs/070518/indian-parents-prefer-adopting-girls.html

60% of children adopted in India in last 6 years were girls, reveals RTI plea

http://zeenews.india.com/india/60-of-children-adopted-in-india-in-last-6-years-were-girls-reveals-rti-plea-2105616.html

UP family abandons baby girl after woman dies in hospital during delivery

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/meerut/-up-family-abandons-baby-girl-after-woman-dies-in-hospital-during-delivery/articleshow/64034633.cms

Find out what makes these families so special

https://www.femina.in/achievers/people/five-special-families-you-must-know-about-85828.html

UAE expats breaking barriers to adopt babies

https://www.khaleejtimes.com/nation/dubai//uae-expats-breaking-barriers-to-adopt-babies

A couple from U.K. adopt a girl child under CARA

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/telangana/a-new-home-filled-with-hope/article23385661.ece

Child racket: 5 more held, 1 rescued

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/hyderabad/child-racket-5-more-held-1-rescued/articleshow/63525870.cms

SC asks HCs to give details on setting up of children’s courts

https://www.outlookindia.com/newsscroll/sc-asks-hcs-to-give-details-on-setting-up-of-childrens-courts/1273737

28 Tamil Nadu kids with ‘special needs’ await adoption, unlikely to find home in India

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/28-tn-kids-with-special-needs-await-adoption-unlikely-to-find-home-in-india/articleshow/63349640.cms

Ignored by Indians, children with special needs find parents abroad

http://www.newindianexpress.com/thesundaystandard/2018/mar/18/ignored-by-indians-children-with-special-needs-find-parents-abroad-1788720.html

23 children from unlicensed adoption home shifted to other agencies

https://www.nyoooz.com/news/trichy/1055840/23-children-from-unlicensed-adoption-home-shifted-to-other-agencies/

Babies sold to doctors, techie for up to Rs 4.5 lakh each

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/babies-sold-to-doctors-techie-for-up-to-rs-4-5-lakh-each/articleshow/60998847.cms

The long and laborious road to adoption in Karnataka

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/karnataka/the-long-and-laborious-road-to-adoption-in-karnataka/article19701366.ece 

No ‘pick and choose’ for couples opting for adoption

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/no-pick-and-choose-for-couples-opting-for-adoption/articleshow/58443514.cms

Centre tweaks adoption rules, prospective parents can no longer ‘pick and choose’ children

https://scroll.in/latest/836125/centre-tweaks-adoption-rules-prospective-parents-can-no-longer-pick-and-choose-children

New Adoption Rule Promises It Will End Supermarket Style Shopping of Children

http://theladiesfinger.com/new-adoption-rules/

Abandoned by family and country: Crisis for India’s orphans as adoption rates plummet by 50 per cent

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/indiahome/indianews/article-3047635/Abandoned-family-country-Crisis-India-s-orphans-adoption-rates-plummet-50-cent-five-years.html#ixzz4svP88F7W

Indians don’t want to adopt kids with special needs: Bombay HC

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Indians-dont-want-to-adopt-kids-with-special-needs-Bombay-HC/articleshow/47873197.cms

At Last, Special Children Up For Adoption to Find Indian Homes

https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/at-last-special-children-up-for-adoption-to-find-indian-homes-1215584

Adoption rate in India ‘shameful’: Union Minister Maneka Gandhi

Adoption rate in India ‘shameful’: Union Minister Maneka Gandhi

Adoption rates in India down by 50 per cent in 5 years

https://www.indiatoday.in/mail-today/story/adoption-rates-india-down-50-per-cent-5-years-249480-2015-02-14

Why Only 3.2 Percent Of India’s 50,000 Orphans Will Find Parents

https://www.thequint.com/news/india/why-only-32-percent-of-indias-50000-orphans-will-find-parents

India moves to speed up adoption

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/mar/30/india-delhi-speed-adoption-orphans

Birth certificates no longer a must for passport

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/no-need-of-birth-certificate-to-get-a-passport-now-government-tells-parliament/articleshow/59724618.cms

Parents’ stress of years-long adoption process melts away with hug from little Anya

https://www.thenational.ae/uae/parents-stress-of-years-long-adoption-process-melts-away-with-hug-from-little-anya-1.2399

Orphanage shut down for selling babies in eastern India

http://www.straitstimes.com/asia/south-asia/orphanage-shut-down-for-selling-babies-in-eastern-india

All child adoptions violating 2017 regulations to be considered illegal, say new guidelines

https://www.indiatoday.in/india/story/child-adoption-laws-ministry-of-women-and-child-development-cara-prospective-adoptive-parents-955706-2017-01-18

Adoption agency pulled up for negligence in child care

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/ranchi/adoption-agency-pulled-up-for-negligence-in-child-care/articleshow/57483213.cms

The nowhere children

http://www.thehindu.com/features/magazine/divya-gandhi-on-the-new-adoption-guidelines-in-india/article7823071.ece

 

 

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