Category: Denmark

Profit, not care: The ugly side of overseas adoptions

Date: 2011-06-05 Source: Lax regulation and an endless demand by childless couples in the West has created an often exploitative market in babies born in the developing world By Laurie Penny Sunday, 5 June 2011 In rural Nepal, where the going rate for a healthy orphan is $5,000 (£3,000), some 600 children are missing…. Read more »

CBI files chargesheet in Preet Mandir case

Source:    It contains names of 114 witnesses, 168 documents against accused Vijay Chavan Posted On Wednesday, March 09, 2011 at 06:03:07 AM The Special Crime Branch of the CBI on Tuesday filed an 87-page chargesheet against six accused including trustees of Preet Mandir and then chairman of Child Adoption Resource Agency (CARA) for their… Read more »

Adoption racket: managing trustee held

Source: Posted: Wed Aug 11 2010 Preet mandir : Bhasin carged with forgery, kidnapping 1 The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) arrested Joginder Singh Bhasin (71), managing trustee of Preet Mandir, on Monday in Belapur and charged him with forgery, cheating, kidnapping and misappropriation of funds amounting to Rs 25.7 lakh.

Agency to review adoptions from India

Source: 21. jun. 2010 13.26 English The Department of Family Affairs is going to review new information from India before making a decision on whether to suspend adoption of children from India. Thus, couples on the waiting list to adopt children from India, and even couples who have already adopted Indian children, are thus left in… Read more »

MPs calling for stop to India adoptions

Source: 21 June 2010 09:49 RC News A children’s home and local police in India together helped to carry out illegal adoptions that sent children to Denmark Members of parliament from both ends of the political spectrum are pushing for a ban on adoptions from India after reports that children have either been stolen or taken from their… Read more »

Denmark to resume child adoption from India

Source: Tuesday October 9, 2009 New Delhi, Oct 9 (PTI) Denmark has lifted ban on adoption of children from India, four months after it had stopped child adoptions from here in the wake of reports alleging that some of the children could have been abducted. “We have forwarded a report prepared by the Central… Read more »

Foreign adoptions down

Source: 18. feb 2009  Danes are adopting fewer foreign children and more children from Danish spouses, according to the latest figures from Statistics Denmark. Last year, 308 foreign children were adopted – the lowest figures in the 35 years statistics have been collated.