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Thursday, January 1, 2015
Decks have been cleared for the Kerala-based foster mother Rama* to legalise the adoption of her two-year-old daughter. The ‘illegal’ adoption came under scanner last week with Rama facing t...
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Saturday, November 22, 2014
Facebook and Apple’s offer to pay for female employees to freeze their eggs and delay pregnancy has generated much controversy. Why all this angst? »
More on adoption AND: family
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Friday, October 10, 2014
An Australian couple, who had biological twins from an Indian surrogate mother two years ago, abandoned one of the children and returned home with the other. The case came to light on Wednesday af...
More on adoption AND: Australia
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October 8, 2014
With a range of alternative medical solutions to childlessness becoming available, surrogacy has emerged as one route for many couples. While some countries have banned the practice, commercial ge...
May 3, 2014
Debarring single persons and foreign nationals from being parents will amount to rewriting laws which have been enacted by Parliament
December 18, 2013
Uruguay President Jose Mujica is planning to adopt more than 30 children so he can teach them how to farm the land, local media reported this weekend.
The down-to-earth leader, who eschew...
August 24, 2013
When and how do you help your child come to terms with his/her adoption?
June 12, 2013
Inadvertent admission about surrogacy of their child has US Consulate authorities cancelling passport, while they are left desperately seeking DNA report »
April 12, 2013
The French Parliament on Friday completed adoption of a gay marriage bill after the Senate voted in favour of the legislation, which had sparked mass protests in recent months. The “marriage...
March 30, 2013
The Karnataka High Court’s precedent-setting order recognising the right of an adoptee to know the identity of her birth mother underscores the need for a child-centric adoption law in India »
February 6, 2013
Brings up child abandoned outside his ashram three years ago
July 20, 2010
An expert-level U.S. delegation has left for Moscow to begin a fourth round of discussions on inter-country adoption.
During the bilateral talks, scheduled for July 21-23, the delegati...
April 15, 2010
Russia suspended all adoptions to U.S. families on Thursday until the two countries can agree on procedures, the Foreign Ministry said, a week after an American woman sent her seven-year-old...
August 25, 2014
At any point, making the decision to adopt a child is a big one. And the amount of information there is about it can be mind-blogging. The central adoption resource authority (CARA) has step by step guidelines on in-country adoption. »
February 26, 2014
She was Madurai’s best known gynaecologist from pre-independence days. SOMA BASU brings the Grace Kennett story that lives on in the hearts of the many children she adopted and helped deliver
September 21, 2013
A recent survey on infertility patterns in Indian cities has indicated that 46 per cent of couples in the age group 31-40 years were found to be infertile; and 49 per cent of the couples in the sa...
June 21, 2013
Five-year-old Gopal who born inside Mangalore District Prison and whose parents are in jail as under-trials for more than six years, has failed to enjoy normal childhood. »
June 3, 2013
We love this website for women travellers. From cyber girl guides, a section where women travellers write in with their experiences and travel tips, to specific sections like those for women trave...
April 4, 2013
Abandoned babies under the Government’s Cradle Baby Scheme await foster parents »
March 21, 2013
Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard delivered a historic national apology in Parliament on Thursday to the thousands of unwed mothers who were forced by government policies to give up their ba...
January 13, 2013
U.S. has been the main destination for Russian adoptees
July 17, 2010
For actress Angelina Jolie, raising six kids with partner Brad Pitt is nothing short of an adventure. The ‘Salt’ star, who raises adopted children -- Maddox, eight, Pax, six, Za...
April 10, 2010
A Tennessee woman has stirred international outrage by sending a Russian boy she adopted back to Moscow on a flight by himself, yet local authorities said it’s not clear if she broke any law...
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Kailash Satyarthi of India and Malala Yousafzai from Pakistan received the Nobel Peace Prize for 2014 for their pioneering work on promoting child rights in the subcontinent, as they made an impassioned plea to globalise compassion.