What’s new with the inter-country adoption?

With no permanent mechanism for inter-country adoption under the Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act (HAMA), the Delhi High Court has directed the Ministry of Women and Child Development to bring a report on the issue in two months while directing the Central Adoption Resource Authority (CARA) to act on the above-mentioned law for the duration.

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

State police rescued trafficked children, CM lauds efforts

Making efforts to end child trafficking in the state, Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said that it is among the top priorities of the ruling government to curb the trafficking apart from drugs and cattle trafficking. He was observed interacting with a group of 40 children along with two adults who were trafficked to

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

Adopted children face mental trauma; Know what can you do

Adopted children commonly face mental trauma with new families. Adjusting to a new environment, being surrounded by strangers and so many questions lashed out on them about families or past experiences place them into a difficult situation. Besides a happy beginning, a safe and secure grounding with a healthy caregiver is needed most. Their brains

Kids surprises stepdad with photobook to adopt them

Twitter was flooded with emotional responses on a video shared by GoodNewsCorrespondent. The video captured two kids who made a photobook asking stepdad to adopt them. So far this sentimental video gathered 24.9K, while many responded with love-filled comments. “Kids ask their stepdad to adopt them with a homemade choose-your-own-adventure photo book they designed for

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

56% of Covid orphans belong to the 4-13 age group

In its affidavit submitted in the Supreme Court of India, NCPCR (National Commission for Protection of Child Rights) disclosed that more than half of the children orphaned or abandoned in the pandemic until May 29 this year the age group of 4-13 years. Out of the total of 9346, 5226 (56%) are in the above-mentioned

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