A shifting paradigm for international adoption in India

Adoption is a legal procedure in India. The process involves seizing away the legal rights and obligations of a child to their biological parents followed by announcing a parent-child bond between people who aren’t connected by blood. This when done by parents belonging to other nations is known as “inter-country” adoption. For many prospective adoptive

Covid Orphans and their unheard pleas

According to the report submitted by Women and Child Development, nearly 577 children have lost their parents between April 1, 2021, to May 25, 2021, due to the Covid-19 pandemic. But expert view explains that this is an undercount as govt is still collecting data on such children. Not so far ago, in 2019 the

OCI couple seek direction from Delhi High Court to CARA for equal treatment

An OCI cardholder couple has moved to Delhi High Court seeking direction to CARA (Central Adoption Resource Authority), to whom they have filed an application but that hasn't been processed since 2018. The couple argued that subsequent applicants have received referrals while they are still waiting for a referral date from the central authority. They

How to incorporate an orphan into your family?

When couples decide to go for adoption, enter a world full of challenges, doubts, wait for years, fear of rejection. But this painful, dubious journey opened to a universe of happiness when they get a child to call their own. The child, on the other hand, is an infant then the story is going to

Adoption Diary | Why single parenting is not bad?

Being a parent is amazing. Every single species on earth loves the offspring and humans are no different. Desiring a child is natural and justified by the laws of nature. But some are unfortunate to conceive a child, reason can be any. This, however, doesn’t mean you can’t be a parent ever. Yes, biological children

Adoption Diary | Finding the right motivation to adopt

Providing someone who needs a family is satisfying. There could be millions of reasons to think about adopting a child. But coming to decision is the tricky part. Scroll through the article to find out the right motivation to adopt a child. Answer the why first Adopting is not a child’s play; being crystal clear

When is an adoption called Illegal?

Loving someone and taking care of them more than you do for yourself is called Parenthood. Some are fortunate to conceive a child, who completes their lives, however, there are others who are desirous to bestow the love on someone but ill-fated. Whatever the reason for this you can always become a parent. A way

‘Ashirvad’ for orphans by State government

The Odisha state government has launched a special scheme for the welfare of children orphaned due to the pandemic. On Sunday the Naveen Patnaik govt embark a financial aid plan for orphans. They will be categorised into three sections, those who lost both parents, a single parent or the breadwinner parent. As per the plan

Distressed of Parental Loss, Orphans are now under many threats

Between April 1, 2020, to May 25, 2021, WCD (Women and Child Development) learnt that 577 children orphaned due to the pandemic. On June 5, NCPCR (National Commission of Protection for Child Rights) informed the Supreme Court about 30,071 orphaned children, as per data submitted by different states, who lost either one parent or were

NCPCR cautioned Social Media platforms on illegal adoption

The NCPCR (National Commission for Protection of Child Rights) cautioned social media platforms on illegal adoption. The Commission asked Twitter, Telegram, Facebook and Whatsapp to report illegal social media posts calling for the adoption of children orphaned due to Covid, failure to do so will put them under the scrutiny of strict action. This came

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