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Claimants Rummage through Samaritan’s Purse

Source: Published On  Sep 11,  2011 Charities board continues to settle, transfer property of NGOs with revoked licences Close to 53 individuals have claimed, last week, that they have shares in properties belonging to Samaritan Purse, found in Addis Abeba, which the board of Charities and Civil Societies Agency (CCSA) had decided to confiscate.

Child trafficking

Source: By Letter Published: August 7, 2011 LAHORE: Millions of children throughout the world are targets of child trafficking. They are victims of pornography, trafficking and child prostitution. Common reasons cited for this disgusting category of child exploitation is poverty, low status of girls and women, rapid urbanisation, break-up of traditional families, consumerist values… Read more »

Families hold out hope for the return of stolen babies

Source: Sharon Lafraniere August 6, 2011Returned … Xiong Chao, 6, with his grandmother, Dai Yulin. Chao was dropped from a balcony three metres high in a struggle between his mother and officials who wanted to take him. Photo: The New York Times LONGHUI COUNTY, China: Parents and grandparents have long known to grab their babies… Read more »

Libya: 105 Children Kidnapped in Misrata Orphanage

Source: Posted: 2011/07/13 From: Mathaba World silent as Libyan children abducted and disappear abroad to unknown fate TRIPOLI (mathaba)—“Libya´s Social Welfare minister Ibrahim Sharif has denounced that 53 young girls and 52 boys were kidnapped from the Misrata Orphanage,” said Telesur TV special envoy to the Northern African nation, Rolando Segura.

Live-ins are not eligible to adopt kids

Source: Jul 12, 2011, 06.47am IST TNN[ Swati Deshpande ] MUMBAI: Live-in couples desirous of adopting children have no hope on this front any more. The existing adoption guidelines, which were silent on the issue, have been amended to specifically bar them from adoption.

Adoption is back in business at home

Source: Sunday, July 10, 2011, 13:11 Rashi Aditi Ghosh/ Zee Research Group Adoption is back in business in India. The adoption levels within the country more than doubled in the last four years. In contrast, adoption of kids born in India abroad has registered a sharp fall. But nobody is losing sleep over that.

18-mth-old kidnapped & sold for Rs 50,000, rescued

Source: A Selvaraj, TNN | Jun 30, 2011, 01.55am IST CHENNAI: The police on Wednesday rescued in Porur an 18-month-old boy from an autorickshaw driver, who allegedly bought the child from a woman for Rs 50,000. The boy, Maniraj, went missing from his house in West Saidapet on June 16. Police believe that a… Read more »

What are you doing in Preet Mandir, Mr Bhasin?

Source: By: Parth Satam and Kaumudi Gurjar Date: 2011-06-30 Place: Pune Despite court order restraining Preet Mandir’s former managing trustee JS Bhasin — an accused in an adoption racket — from entering orphanage, MiD DAY finds him flipping through office files on the premises Even as the Preet Mandir orphanage controversy rages on in… Read more »

CARA Guidelines Governing the Adoption of Children, 2011

Source: PoundPupLegacy Relates to: Central Adoption Resource Agency (CARA) Date: 2011-06-01 Attachments: CARA Guidelines PartI.pdf CARA Guidelines PartII.pdf CARA Guidelines Annexures.pdf Average: 0 Add new comment 2 reads

Parents of Missing Children Arrested for Prostitution

Source: By staff reporter Zhao Hejuan and Shangguan Jiaoming 06.28.2011 19:50 Yang Libing and Zhou Yinghe have been arrested on charges of prostitution by local authorities (Beijing) – Yang Libing and Zhou Yinghe, two leading petitioners from a child-trafficking case in Hunan Province, were arrested on June 22 for prostitution, witnesses said.