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Telangana Class 10 girl's suicide raises questions on adoption system

February 20, 2020 5:25 pm

Over two months after the suicide, an internal inquiry by the department of women development and child welfare (WDCW) of Telangana state has concluded that "red-flags were noticed earlier and not taken into due consideration", and has called for a systemic overhaul of the state's post-adoption system.

A boy invited his kindergarten classmates to adoption hearing, they showed up with hearts

December 06, 2019 4:10 pm

Michael Clark Jr's classmates filled up the rows of the Kent County courtroom in Michigan and even told the judge about just how much their classmate meant to them.

Girl child is adopted more in India. All you need to know on adoption, from CARA

December 13, 2019 5:59 pm

Adoption in India: "No child shall be given in adoption to a couple unless they have at least two years of stable marital relationship," mention the regulations. A person can adopt irrespective of their marital status and whether or not he or she has a biological son or daughter.

Sushmita Sen's 10-year-old daughter says 'adoption is beautiful'

November 12, 2019 4:31 pm

The former Miss Universe recently posted a video of her 10-year-old who reads out an essay penned perhaps as part of a school assignment. The essay was on the topic 'Adopting a child from the orphanage', a sensitive issue that not many parents might be comfortable talking to their kids about.

Child adoption: Why older and special needs kids are getting left behind

November 13, 2019 12:37 pm

About 278 kids adopted across the country in 2017-19 were reportedly returned by their families, according to an RTI reply from CARA. Of these, a quarter of them were kids with special needs, 60 per cent were girls apart from older children with compatibility issues.

Gujarat: Two brothers from Sardarnagar adopted by French couple

March 28, 2019 7:53 am

The couple - Jeremy Plantin, who works as a project manager, and his wife Marilyne, a child rights officer - were childless and decided to adopt the boys, Vinayak, 7 and Vignesh, 4, after they saw that they had been put up for adoption online.

Snowflake babies: Embryo ‘adoption’ is a growing trend

February 19, 2019 11:00 am

The term “embryo adoption” is caught up in the rhetoric of debate over abortion. There is no reliable data on the number of frozen embryos in the United States, but experts estimate the total between 600,000 and 1 million.

Mumbai: FIR registered against adoption centre

February 07, 2019 7:17 am

The Food and Drug Administration, that collected sample of milk, cooked food, and raw materials used for cooking, has ruled out food poisoning observing that all children, and not just six, should have fallen sick following consumption.

Like Ekta Kapoor, more single women in India are becoming mothers. Here's how

February 12, 2019 3:43 pm

Some single unmarried women today are opting for motherhood. Nearly two decades ago, Bollywood actress Sushmita Sen made news when she chose to become a single mother by adopting a girl at the age of 25, and her second 10 years later. And now, Ekta Kapoor has also welcomed a baby boy via surrogacy.

Single dad Aditya adopted special child Avnish and it changed his life

December 17, 2018 6:43 pm

"Only a woman could take care of a child," Tiwari was told when he decided to adopt a child with special needs. The youngest single adoptive parent in India eventually proved he was no less than any mother.