orphanage News

Tamil Nadu orphanage sealed after rape of minor girl

About 60 children of the home,run by Malarchi Trust,were shifted to the juvenile home.

Orphanage owner gets life for sexual abuse of mentally challenged kids

The case came to light in 2010 after a Child Welfare Committee made a surprise visit to Kavdas


A pitch for young lives changed by HIV

He looks a lot younger than his 12 years. He sits hands clasped,eyes downcast on a bench in the corridor of what he now calls home

Adopted in 1979,33-yr-old back to ‘find roots’

Canada-based Damle couple was first family settled abroad to adopt child from SOFOSH

Abandoned girl handed over to Ludhiana orphanage

A 25-day-old girl,who was found near a garbage dump in Tilak Nagar,Gidderbaha,was handed over by the district administration to an orphanage,SGB International Dham Salwandi Khurd,in Ludhiana on Tuesday.

Man given 10-year jail term for raping minor

A local court,on Wednesday,sentenced a Sector 56 resident to 10 year imprisonment for raping a 13-year-old resident of Snehalaya,an orphanage in Maloya.


Pregnancy at orphanage: All 44 children now shifted out of Vidyavati Ashram

The Women and Child Welfare Department has shifted out all 44 children from Vidyavati Ashram,the orphanage where a 13-year-old girl was recently found to be pregnant,to Antar Bharati and SOS Balgram nearby.

How Green is My Valley

A bird in flight,dividing a patch of sky trapped between two trees.

The art of moving on

As i turned the news pages a recent Saturday,I was numbed by the picture of a very dear friend telling me we would never have coffee together again.

Abused at orphanage,girls give panel details of tormentors

The panel investigating the case of alleged sexual abuse of disabled girls at the Kalyani Mahila Bal Seva Sanstha Orphanage at Kalamboli in Navi Mumbai on Sunday recorded the statements of 12 of the victims.