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Global Alliance for Children: closure of operations

Remember ACT’s Adoption Lobby Alert from 2015 “Adoption Lobby Alert: RIP CHIFF, Hello Global Alliance for Children!“? Well, here’s an update. This morning we received the below mail, informing us of the closure of operations. This comes as quite a surprise, since Kathleen Strottman , Executive Director , Global Alliance for Children was recently still going… Read more »

A LOOK AT SHERIN MATHEWS’ LIFE IN INDIA: ‘PATHETIC THAT WE FAILED HER NOT ONCE, BUT TWICE’

Source: http://www.wfaa.com WFAA is traveling to find out more about Sherin Mathews’ life in India. Author: Alisha Ebrahimji Published: 3:06 PM CDT November 2, 2017 It’s been one week since 3-year-old Sherin Mathews’ body was found in a culvert not far from her Richardson home. Sherin’s adoptive father, Wesley Mathews, admitted to removing the child’s body… Read more »

Death of toddler adopted from India prompts calls to end intercountry adoptions

Source:  https://www.reuters.com/article/us-india-children-adoption #ASIAOCTOBER 26, 2017 / 2:03 PM / UPDATED 7 HOURS AGO Rina Chandran 3 MIN READ MUMBAI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – The death in Texas of a three-year-old girl adopted from India a year ago has prompted renewed calls for an end to international adoptions, which campaigners say put vulnerable children at risk of… Read more »

US adoption agency could be punished for Sherin Mathews death

Source:  https://theprint.in SANYA DHINGRA 25 October, 2017 US adoption agency could be punished for Sherin Mathews death Three-year-old Sherin Mathews was found dead in Texas | Source: Facebook/WhereIsSherin CARA head says Holt International could be derecognised if lapses are found in its follow-up reports on three-year-old, Sherin Mathews, found dead in Texas. New Delhi: The head… Read more »

For NRIs, adoption dream no child’s play

Source:  http://www.dnaindia.com AMRITA MADHUKALYA | Mon, 7 Aug 2017-07:45am , New Delhi , DNA Australia had suspended adoption involving Indians since 2011 Vivek and his wife Ramya gave up a perfect life in Sydney earlier this year and relocated to India. The couple, who wanted to adopt a child, were told by officials that non-resident… Read more »

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 »

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 »