Over 16,000 orphaned in the second wave in Maharashtra alone

Over 1,30,000 people lost their lives in the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic in Maharashtra alone. This figure shows that the Covid-19 pandemic has grievously impacted the lives of children. An official figure, as revealed by the Women and Child Development (WCD), showed that nearly 15,793 have lost one parent, while close to 490

Maha Govt to provide every possible aid to Covid orphans, create awareness

Concerned about those who lost their parent[s] due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Maharashtra Women and Child Development minister Yashomati Thakur said the ministry has proposed schemes to ensure each child is covered and given aid for wellbeing. She was talking about long term solutions to help destitute children. Until now more than 400 children

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

Factors Influencing Adoption in General 

Giving birth and raising a child is an extraordinary feeling. From advancing knowledge to shaping their future for a better cause, parenthood helps parents to grow holistically. While some are not fortunate enough to conceive a child, that doesn't determine your journey to parenthood. Yes, you can be a parent even without carrying the child

WCD appealed not to share details of children over social media

Fearing about the safety of Covid distressed children the Women and Child Development Ministry requested people not to share their details over social media platforms, as it can put their life at great risk.   The Ministry said that such information should be given to Childline (1098) on an immediate basis.   India is witnessing

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

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