Category: ACT in the news

IS ADOPTION A POINT OF NO RETURN?

Source: http://www.punemirror.in By Darshana Daga & Mubarak Ansari, Pune Mirror | May 27, 2016, 02.30 AM IST Union minister for women and child development Maneka Gandhi released the draft rules of the Juvenile Justice Act in New Delhi on Wednesday. City child rights activists, lawyers question WCD minister’s draft rule preventing adopted kids from going back… Read more »

Open Letter to the European Commission

From: Arun Dohle [mailto:arundohle@gmail.com] Sent: Montag, 16. Mai 2016 18:39 To: MEMBERS EUROPEAN COMMISSION Subject: Open Letter   Dear Members of the European Commission, I am writing to you all as a matter of last resort. Simon Mordue, as Member of Cabinet of VP Verheugen, and the former Secretary General of the European Commission, Catherine… Read more »

Centre lifts adoption veil

Source: http://www.telegraphindia.com Ananya Sengupta New Delhi, April 30: Arun Dohle took 17 years to find his biological mother. Dohle, 43, was two months old when his mother surrendered him to a Pune-based adoption agency. A couple from Germany later adopted him. Years later, when he returned to India to search for his biological mother, the agency… Read more »

Betty is happy to have cancelled her adoption

Source: http://politiken.dk DENMARK APRIL 7. 2016 KL. 22:52 In a case reminiscent of Amy, was Ethiopian Betty adopted to Holland and the wreckage of his adoptive family. Today she ‘peace of mind’ after the adoption was revoked and she can again be with his Ethiopian family. REUNITED. Betty Demoze and her Ethiopian mother seen here just… Read more »

Masho’s biological parents will sue Denmark: We have not talked to her for years

Source: http://www.bt.dk Google translation By: SANNE FAHNØE 7 April 2016 ‘Mercy Mercy – adoption price of a child’, depicted in 2012 Masho’s hard life in Denmark after being adopted from Ethiopia. Photo: Fridthjof Film Photo: Fridthjof Film The Ethiopian parents of the adopted girl Masho, who in 2008 was adopted from Ethiopia by Danish parents are… Read more »

Ethiopian court annuls Amy and Masho’s adoption

Source: http://nyheder.tv2.dk 07. April 2016 Masho (left) and Amy Steen (right) were both adopted for couples in Denmark from Ethiopia, but ended respectively orphanages and in foster care. Now an Ethiopian court overturned their adoption. Photo: TV 2 by Rikke Struck Westersø A court in Ethiopia has overturned the adoption of two children who were adopted… Read more »

Do you remember Amy’s adoption nightmare? Now she escaped to Ethiopia

Against Child Trafficking (ACT) bears all expenses for Amy’s travel and stay in Ethiopia, as well as the costs of the Court case. We need donations to bring this story as well as Masho’s story to a good end… DONATE Source: http://nyheder.tv2.dk Google Translation: for more pictures and video’s in Danish, see original Source TV2 31.3.2016… Read more »

‘Meeting my mother after 42 years was a miracle’

Source: http://www.bbc.com By Geeta Pandey BBC News, Delhi 14 March 2016 Elisabet Purve-Jorendal was born in India and given away for adoption in 1973 when she was less than six months old. A Swedish couple adopted her when she was two-and-a-half years old and gave her a new life. Forty-two years later, she tracked down her… Read more »

Do you remember Amy? Now she is trapped in Denmark and shall not see her mother

A video of the little Ethiopian girl Amy, who forcibly dragged into a car by educators from Næstved, threw the first light of scandals in the adoption system. Today, three years later, prohibit the Danish authorities Amy to visit his HIV-infected biological mother in Ethiopia. “Everything has been a huge misunderstanding. My mother would never… Read more »