Category: Spain

India: Writ against adoption by foreigners

Source: This is the first time that minor girls from Bharatpur are being adopted by couples from foreign countries. JAIPUR Jun 28, 2018 HT Correspondent The five girls, aged between three to six years, are currently lodged in a children’s home under the social justice and empowerment department in Bharatpur. The five girls, aged between… Read more »

Abandoned at 1, child finds home in Spain

Source: TNN | Dec 26, 2015, 12.22 AM IST NEW DELHI: A five-year-old boy, who was abandoned at Old Delhi railway station when he was barely a year old, has found a Spanish mother with a trial court observing that it would be in the boy’s “best interest” if he is given in adoption to… Read more »

The Ethiopian court overturns adoption of two Spanish couples

Date: 2014-08-28 Source: THEY RESORT TO HIGHER LEVELS MADRID, Aug 28 (EUROPA PRESS). – The Federal Supreme Court of Ethiopia has overturned the favorable rulings of the adoption of two children of two Spanish couples and has stated that the children are not adoptable , that this decision comes after a long judicial process and… Read more »

Italians continue to lead in the number of Russian adoptions

Source: © RIA Novosti, Aleksei Naumov 10:01 03/07/2014 MOSCOW, July 3 (RAPSI) – Italians adopted 560 Russian children in 2013, the largest number among foreign countries, Russia’s Supreme Court said in a survey of adoptions by foreign parents or Russians living abroad. Last year, Russian courts approved the adoption of 1,232 of the 1,247 applications… Read more »

US adopts highest number of Indian children

Source: Christin Mathew Philip,TNN | Jun 21, 2014, 04.27 AM IST CHENNAI: Most children adopted from India end up in homes in the US, followed by Italy. Data from a reply to an RTI filed by TOI with Central Adoption Resource Agency (CARA) shows that 662 children were adopted by Americans between 2010 and 2013…. Read more »

Morocco tightens adoption rules, Spanish families hit hard

Source: Reports of conversion to Christianity 11 APRIL, 16:20 (ANSAmed) – MADRID, APRIL 11 – Susana Ramos held the Moroccan baby she was planning to adopt when he was only six weeks old. ”When I saw him, I just knew I would never be separated from him,” she said. But a year has since gone… Read more »

Morocco: justice minister, moratorium on int’l adoptions

Source: To ensure Moroccan kids get traditional education at home 08 October, 19:30 (ANSAmed) – TUNIS, OCTOBER 8 – Moroccan Justice Minister Mustafa Ramid has issued a moratorium on international adoptions of Moroccan children, reported on Monday. The minister based his decision on concerns that children adopted abroad won’t be brought up to… Read more »

NGOs up in arms against inter-country adoptions

Source: Concerned over the alleged violation of fundamental rights of children, two children’s rights non-governmental organisations (NGOs), viz Thane-based Advait Foundation and Pune-based Sakhee have filed a public interest litigation (PIL) in the Supreme Court asking for a complete ban on inter-country adoption of children. The PIL, to be heard by the bench of… Read more »