Category: ACT in the news

Næstved cancels Amy’s family visit to Ethiopia

Source:  Politiken.dk By: Dorrit Saietz 28 January 2014 (Google Translation): A lawsuit brought by Amy’s Ethiopian mother to lift the adoption is used as justification that the 14-year-old girl will not be allowed to visit her homeland after four and a half years in Denmark. The plane tickets have long been ordered, and Amy spoke… Read more »

Evidence of trafficking of Indian children for illegal adoption emerges

Source: http://www.smh.com.au January 25, 2014 Rory Callinan Investigative journalist Legal adoption advocate: Deborra-Lee Furness. Photo: Janie Barrett  Fresh evidence of Indian children being trafficked for adoption in Australia has emerged as the Abbott government flagged a boost in inter-country adoptions. An organisation representing Indian parents of trafficked children says three new cases have been identified in… Read more »

Fresh cases of illegal child adoption from India surface

Source: http://www.dnaindia.com Friday, 24 January 2014 – 7:18pm IST | Place: Sydney | Agency: IANS A child rights group has alleged that there is fresh evidence of Indian children being trafficked for adoption to Australia in the past 12 months. A child rights group has alleged that there is fresh evidence of Indian children being trafficked… Read more »

Remember Masho? Still does not have contact with her parents

Source:  www.bt.dk (translated from Danish) By Susanne Johansson Monday 20 January 2014 Scene from the harsh documentary ‘adoption price of a child ‘, which created uproar among very many Danes. Here little Masho arrives to Denmark. (Photo: Frithiof Film) It is just over a year ago that the gripping documentary ‘adoption price of a child’ [Mercy Mercy]… Read more »

The Right Path

City-based Anjali Tara Babanrao Pawar will be felicitated by a US-based organisation for her work towards combating child-trafficking …/… Pawar mentions that since 2006, she has been associated and working with the international organisation Against Child Trafficking (ACT), Netherlands. The organization’s prime focus is the prevention of child trafficking for inter-country adoption. ACT advocates child… Read more »

Court asks cops to probe adopted Swedish woman’s complaint

Source: http://indianexpress.com Written by Mayura Janwalkar | Mumbai | January 15, 2014 10:51 Arnes, a resident of Höör in Sweden, had urged the court to order action against the ashram for not disclosing the identity of her biological mother. Arnes, a resident of Höör in Sweden, had urged the court to order action against the… Read more »

Reunited: Adopted daughter finds mom after 26 years

Source: Deccan Chronicle Girl meets mother after 26 years DC | Gururaj A. Paniyadi | January 07 Joyce planting a coconut sapling — DC Mangalore: It was an emotional moment when 26-year-old Joyce who was adopted at an early age, finally met her biological mother on Saturday. Though Joyce, who is studying law in London, wanted… Read more »

Russia launches criminal probe into online trafficking of adopted kids in US

Source: http://rt.com Published time: December 05, 2013 13:24 Russia has launched a criminal investigation into the illegal trafficking of children adopted by US citizens, the Investigative Committee has revealed. The Investigative Committee spokesperson Vladimir Markin said the case was started due to a journalistic investigation by Reuters and NBC initiated in September. “According to investigators, illegal… Read more »

Adoption row: Govt takes note, issues notice to Child panel

Source: http://www.deccanchronicle.com DC |5 December 2013 Mysore: Taking suo motu action on reports which appeared in Deccan Chronicle, the director, Department of Women and Child Development (DWCD) has ordered an investigation into the move to give two orphans from Mysore for adoption to an Italian couple without the knowledge of their guardians and has served… Read more »