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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.

L’adoption internationale : une priorité qu’on veut nous imposer

Date: 2011-06-27 Source: Haïti: Cet article est dédié à tous les parents haïtiens qui jusqu’à ce jour gardent l’espoir de retrouver leurs enfants séparés d’eux à la suite du tremblement de terre du 12 janvier 2010. Quelques jours après le tremblement de terre de 2010, un journaliste étranger écrivait : l’adoption internationale n’est pas une aide… Read more »

Haiti Presidential Decree to Tighten International Adoptions

Source:  Published on Friday, 24 June 2011 09:11 Written by Samuel Maxime PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – President Michel Martelly will issue a decree to make law the adoption of Haitian children subject to institutional processes. The law had begun forming during the Preval administration and has passed a vote in the Chamber of Deputies but is… Read more »

The woman who sold children

Source:  By Amber Darr Published: June 9, 2011 The author is a Lincoln’s Inn barrister practicing in Islamabad and holds a degree in Economics and Literature from Bryn Mawr College, US On June 2, the Pakistani police, in an increasingly rare display of efficiency, arrested Fatima, an Afghanistan-qualified lady doctor working for a private hospital… Read more »

5 Ridiculous Things People Steal

Source: May 28, 2011 Most people think thieves just steal ‘normal’ things like cash, jewelry, watches, and cars.  However, a combination of greed, amorality, and desperate times – as well as black market demand – has driven creative thieves to steal some pretty ridiculous things. Things that you wouldn’t think are ‘stealable,’ or would… Read more »

“Illegal” Babies Abducted by Chinese Population Control Officials

Source: by Steven Mosher | Beijing, China | | 5/26/11 11:52 AM As Beijing continues to vigorously pursue its infamous one-child policy, PRI has gathered evidence showing that Chinese villagers who cannot afford to pay these fines have their “illegal” children abducted and sold by Chinese population control officials. It is well known… Read more »