Kategorie: South Africa

Profit, not care: The ugly side of overseas adoptions

Date: 2011-06-05 Source: http://www.independent.co.uk 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…. Weiter »

Social Worker Busted For Selling Babies

Source: http://www.newstime.co.za  Monday, April 04, 2011 | Comments: 3 Social worker Sharon Mushokabanji has been busted for selling orphaned children for adoption, reports Jacques Pauw for the City Press. Mushokabanji has since been dismissed for fraud after it emerged that she had faked her qualifications and registration with the Council for Social Service Professions. She… Weiter »

After 18 months, adoptions at Pune’s Preet Mandir resume

Source: http://www.dnaindia.com Published: Saturday, Feb 5, 2011, 10:11 IST By Bhagyashree Kulthe | Place: Pune | Agency: DNA A ray of hope has dawned upon a number of orphans in Preet Mandir, whose adoptions had been held up for the last one-and-a-half years. On Thursday, a 2-year-old girl was finally united with her South African… Weiter »

After 18 months, adoptions at Pune’s Preet Mandir resume

Source: http://www.dnaindia.com Published: Saturday, Feb 5, 2011, 10:11 IST By Bhagyashree Kulthe | Place: Pune | Agency: DNA A ray of hope has dawned upon a number of orphans in Preet Mandir, whose adoptions had been held up for the last one-and-a-half years. On Thursday, a 2-year-old girl was finally united with her South African… Weiter »

South African woman waiting to adopt from Preetmandir asks activist to drop her demand for inquiry

Date: 2010-11-05 Source: http://www.mid-day.com The president of an NGO called Sakhee on Wednesday allegedly received a threat call from a South African woman waiting to adopt a baby from city-based Preetmandir. The caller asked the social activist, Anjali Pawar, to discontinue her efforts to ensure an investigation into whether the children waiting for adoption at… Weiter »

Irish couples may adopt from three new countries

Source:http://www.irishtimes.com The Irish Times – Monday, September 13, 2010 CAROL COULTER, Legal Affairs Editor IRISH COUPLES will be able to adopt children from Bulgaria, South Africa and Thailand through administrative agreements being discussed by the Adoption Board under the new Adoption Act, The Irish Times has learned. These are the first agreements being sought under… Weiter »

At last, dad is allowed to take Baby T home

Source: www.iol.co.za  Date: 2008-12-11 Events have taken a bizarre twist after The Star first published an article about Jose Williams and his plight, in which the magistrate handling his daughter’s case denied that the infant had ever been the subject of any adoption proceedings and refused to comment any further. The Star had simultaneously also… Weiter »

Williams case has twist

Date: 2008-12-11 Source: www.iol.co.za At last, dad is allowed to take Baby T home Falsely accused of being an abusive and mentally unstable drug addict, Jose Williams nearly lost his baby daughter to an adoption to which he was fiercely opposed. But the 26-year-old refused to give up on his first-born child and, after the… Weiter »

Adoption on hold over licence

Taschica Pillay Published:Nov 09, 2008  A childless Gauteng couple’s wish to give a Mumbai toddler a home has been dashed by bureaucratic bungling. The wife and husband are among 20 couples waiting to adopt children from India. The couple, who have been married for 12 years, had expected to make a home for the child… Weiter »