Category: ACT in the news

ILLICIT SALE OF CHILDREN IN INDIA: Adoptions and trafficking of children, a diffuse line

Source: https://www.elconfidencial.com (Google Translation) The alarm first broke out in the state of West Bengal, where three babies were found in cookie cases: among the 11 detainees were doctors and officials AUTHOR ELENA DEL ESTAL. DELHI (INDIA) 01.08.2017 David and Desiree were eagerly awaiting the arrival of their two adopted daughters, but the reality was not what… Read more »

Make road to root searches hurdle-free

Source: http://indianexpress.com Every year, thousands of adopted individuals begin and end their journey to find their biological parents in Pune and other cities of Maharashtra that have traditionally been adoption hubs of the country. Written by Sunanda Mehta | Updated: July 11, 2017 7:52 am adoption, adoption in inida, adopted children, Vidya-Liselotte Sundberg, Child Trafficking, adoption… Read more »

Swedish woman adopted as toddler uncovers sordid past in hunt for her Indian mother

Source:  http://news.trust.org by Roli Srivastava | @Rolionaroll | Thomson Reuters Foundation Tuesday, 27 June 2017 00:01 GMT Image Caption and Rights Information ABOUT OUR TRAFFICKING COVERAGE We shine a light on human trafficking, forced labour and modern-day slavery In the late 1990s she started to search for her birth mother, and found she had been… Read more »

Woman returns from Sweden to see ailing mother in India

Source: http://english.manoramaonline.com Wednesday 14 June 2017  by Reuters Mumbai: It was an emotional moment for Nilakshi Elizabeth Jorendal, the India-born Swedish national, as she met her ailing biological mother in Yavatmal. Nilakshi (44), who was adopted by a Swedish couple when she was three-year-old, had managed to trace her biological mother through Anjali Pawar of Pune-based… Read more »

Black-Market Baby Trade Flourishes in India After Adoption Law Reform

Original link: https://www.newsdeeply.com/womenandgirls/articles/2017/06/15/black-market-baby-trade-flourishes-in-india-after-adoption-law-reform “This article originally appeared on Women & Girls , and you can find the original here. For important news about gender issues in the developing world, you can sign up to the Women & Girls email list . The recent uncovering of a major baby-trafficking racket in eastern India has brought the issue… Read more »

Manufactured Orphans

Believing she was ‘stolen’ and trafficked as an ‘orphan’, Jyothi Svahn goes on a multi-country hunt for her birth family – and uncovers an international adoption industry built on lies, greed and heartbreak. With the help of ACT, a Swedish adoptee follows the criminal trail to India to unmask the deception behind her adoption story. ACT’s… Read more »

Manufactured Orphans: Roelie

UNDERCOVER ASIA: MANUFACTURED ORPHANS airs on Jan 31 at 8pm (SGT) on Channel NewsAsia. Watch it LIVE here on Jan 31, 8 pm (SGT) – http://www.channelnewsasia.com/tv/live

Pune: Mother, three others arrested for ‘trying to sell’ baby

Source: http://indianexpress.com By: Express News Service | Pune | Published:January 7, 2017 1:15 am mother tries to sell baby, baby sold, pune mother, pune news, india news, indian express The one-month-old boy has been rescued by police. The Pune city police have arrested four persons, including three women and the founder of an orphanage in Saswad,… Read more »

Happy New Year ROMANIA

Source: http://www.contributors.ro Rupert Wolfe Murray 31/12/16 This is the time of year for greetings, congratulations, optimism and hope. I’ve sent my Christmas cards, eaten my roast ham and welcomed in the New Year. But something is missing. I feel the need to say something important, new and unknown – not just that tired old phrase… Read more »