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CARA report shows 60 percent children adopted in India in 2017-18 were girls; Maharashtra leads
India

CARA report shows 60 percent children adopted in India in 2017-18 were girls; Maharashtra leads

Nearly 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.

Centre to make registration of adoption under Hindu law mandatory to check trafficking
India

Centre to make registration of adoption under Hindu law mandatory to check trafficking

Parents adopting a child under Hindu Adoption and Maintenance Act could be required to mandatorily register with country's apex adoption body

Adoption body CARA plans to set up portal to help NRI parents track application status
India

Adoption body CARA plans to set up portal to help NRI parents track application status

The central adoption body CARA is planning to set up a portal to help prospective parents from outside India track the status of their applications instead of relying solely on their country's authorised agency.

Stringent new adoption laws aim to eliminate babies' commodification, but are all parents happy?
Life

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

Maha govt tells HC it will bring its own rules on child adoption
India

Maha govt tells HC it will bring its own rules on child adoption

Maharashtra government has informed the Bombay High Court that it intends to introduce its own rules on child adoption but until they are brought into force, the existing model rules framed by the Centre shall be operative in the state.

Here's how the new online adoption process bypasses various aspects of an emotionally complex issue
India

Here's how the new online adoption process bypasses various aspects of an emotionally complex issue

Adoption involves handling complex emotional issues and channeling them in a manner that result in fulfilling relationships, even without the connections of biology, caste or culture

Govt may de-recognise 13 orphanages run by Missionaries of Charity, uncertainty over inmates' future
India

Govt may de-recognise 13 orphanages run by Missionaries of Charity, uncertainty over inmates' future

The women and child development ministry may de-recognize 13 orphanages run by the institution after its refusal to give children for adoption to single, divorced or separated persons.

New guidelines for adoption: NRIs to be at par with Indians, single men can't adopt girl child
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New guidelines for adoption: NRIs to be at par with Indians, single men can't adopt girl child

The Ministry of Women and Child Development led by Maneka Gandhi has notified new guidelines for easier and more transparent adoptions in India.

Best interest of the child: When international adoption is right
World

Best interest of the child: When international adoption is right

International adoption cases often turn into a bitter custody battle. But as one Open magazine story reveals, they sometimes are what is best for the child

Fake adoptions racket: NCPCR seeks report from CARA
Life

Fake adoptions racket: NCPCR seeks report from CARA

Concerned over fake inter-country adoptions, the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has demanded an action report from the Central Adoption Resource Authority (CARA), especially in cases where children have gone missing and traced in foreign lands.