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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.
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 31, 2017
Sherin Mathews death case: Indian woman mistaken for victim's mother harassed on social mediaAn Indian-origin woman, whose name closely resembles that of Sherin Mathews's mom, has received a barrage of unwanted attention on social media in a case of mistaken identity after the 3-year-old Indian girl was found dead.
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.
Nov 27, 2016
Maha govt tells HC it will bring its own rules on child adoptionMaharashtra 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.