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WCD Ministry to bring rules to ease inter-country adoption

September 15, 2021 7:04 am

Currently, families have to approach the courts for the no-objection certificates.

Inter-country adoptions: Delhi HC seeks report from WCD Ministry

September 02, 2021 3:59 am

Justice Prathiba Singh said there was a clear need to create a mechanism to enable inter-country adoptions under HAMA and that there was a clear gap in the area.

Karnataka should ramp up childcare infrastructure ahead of Covid third wave: Child Rights Commission

May 14, 2021 7:38 pm

"An estimated 36 to 40 per cent of the entire population in Karnataka are aged 18 or below. With minimal chances of people aged below 18 getting inoculated before October, they will continue to be the most vulnerable among the population then," said KSPCPR Chairman.

Custody battle: Gujarat High Court gives priority to 13-year-old’s desire, allows him to stay with foster father

January 22, 2021 6:31 pm

The boy, born to a Botad couple in 2006, was adopted by his father’s sister and her then husband. The adoption was formalised by December 2008.

Mumbai: Court allows four more couples to adopt rescued children

October 15, 2020 10:10 am

The adoption proceedings of the sixth rescued child are pending as the biological mother of the child has also sought a claim on him. A plea is also pending before the Bombay High Court by the adoptive parents seeking to quash the FIRs registered against them

A single parent shares her journey of adopting her child, and challenging social norms

April 15, 2020 10:37 am

"The first question anybody asks my child is: 'Tumhaare papa kahaan hain?' (Where is your father?). It is a normal question. But I tell them she does not have a father."

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

May 08, 2021 7:47 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.