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Jun 13, 2018
9 Months: India's youngest single dad Aditya Tiwari, on what it takes to raise a child with Down syndromeAditya Tiwari describes his journey to becoming India's youngest single father of a child with Down syndrome
May 06, 2018
CARA report shows 60 percent children adopted in India in 2017-18 were girls; Maharashtra leadsNearly 60 percent of children adopted in the last six years were girls across states in India, led by Maharashtra which also recorded the highest number of adoptions in recent years, government data showed.
Dec 10, 2017
Sherin Mathews' gravesite made public in Dallas; three-year-old Indian girl was allegedly killed by her adoptive fatherSeven weeks after Sherin Mathews' body was found in a culvert by a cadaver dog, the location of the 3-year-old Indian toddler’s final resting place has been revealed.
Nov 22, 2017
Centre to make registration of adoption under Hindu law mandatory to check traffickingParents adopting a child under Hindu Adoption and Maintenance Act could be required to mandatorily register with country's apex adoption body
Oct 24, 2017
Maneka Gandhi asks state adoption bodies to register all orphanages under Juvenile Justice Act by 1 DecemberMinister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi on Tuesday appealed to state adoption bodies to ensure that all orphanages are registered under the Juvenile Justice Act by 1 December.
Sep 03, 2017
Child trafficking, 'manufactured orphans': The dark underbelly of inter-country adoption in IndiaThere was a boom in inter country adoption in India back in the 1970s-80s. Now adults, many of those adopted children are trying to trace their roots — to shocking conclusions.
Jun 30, 2017
Angela Merkel votes against same-sex marriage in Germany but eases resistance to measureThough Chancellor Angela Merkel voted against same-sex marriage, she paved the way for its passage by freeing other members of her party to vote their 'conscience'
Jun 27, 2017
Sikh couple in UK refused permission to adopt white child because of 'cultural heritage'A Sikh couple in the United Kingdom has claimed that they were refused permission to adopt a white child because of their "cultural heritage" and told to adopt a child from India instead.
May 05, 2017
An 'official' family: Laws of parenthood in IndiaSo what does parenthood entail in the eyes of the law?
May 04, 2017
Stringent new adoption laws aim to eliminate babies' commodification, but are all parents happy?Parents will be shown only one child (instead of three). They have 48 hours to accept or reject the child, and if they do reject, they will be referred two more children. If they reject again, they go to the bottom of the waiting list