Indian Father can give his Child for adoption

In a historical decision by Madurai Branch of Madras High Court on Friday, 28th March; fathers has a right to give his child in adoption in case mother is not living or is not taking care of child or is separated already.

Justice S Tamilvanan and Justice V S Ravi has given this decision against plea of child’s Grand month to stop father to allow giving his child to another couple legally. Court ordered that father is the legal guardian of the child after the death of her mother.

Decision was also taken in consideration that that grandparents are getting old and they would not be able to take care of the child incase father goes absent. The couple who had adopted the child is taking care of the child nicely has also given help in the decision.

Foreign Children Adoption in US reduced 18%

American Parents Adoption for foreign children reduced to 21year low ie by more than 18%. It is the lowest level since 1992. These figures are released on 21st March 2014 by the “State Department for the 2013 fiscal year”. It says that only 7094 adoptions were done from abroad last year 2013 where as in 2012 it was around 8,668. Highest no. of adoptions were in 2004 which was 22,884.

Most no. of adoptions done was from China which is 2306, second was from Ethiopia (903). As per State Officials the Plunge is due to ban by Russia on adoption by Americans.