Category: ACT in the news

Help pours in from foreign shores for special kids

Source: Priyanka Dasgupta,TNN | Sep 28, 2015, 01.25 AM IST KOLKATA: Raju Biswas drives a car and sells livestock in Thakurpukur. Four years ago, he came to know that his sister Julia Suja Gardefaldt, who was adopted by a Swedish couple some 20 years ago, had wanted to get in touch with the family. Back… Read more »

ACT in the News: Swedish Daughter, Indian Mother Reunite After 42 Years

14 September 2015 ACT building the bridge! Thanks to our yearlong investment in creating a network. In maintaining the network. What an incredible effort it was. And what amazing heartwarming results! Donations are more than welcome. Together let’s make a difference! DONATION

Daughter returns from Sweden to see mom after 42 years

Source: Soumittra S Bose | Sep 14, 2015, 03.01 AM IST Anupama denies being part of Fahadh’s film!Roma, Anupama and Anusree in Comedy StarsAnupama to romance Nithiin in A.. AaBolt and Gatlin headed to Brussels, but will not meetGatlin wins 100m but pulls out of double Brussels bid Nagpur: Indian-born-Swedish-national 41-year-old Nilakshi Elizabeth Jorendal,… Read more »

ACT in the NEWS: Foreign adoptions ‘make children commodities’

8 September 2015 PHOTO: “What is the definition of human trafficking? When there is an exchange of money for a human body, this is trafficking,” Anjali Pawar said. Excellent article by ABC Australia, reporting on ACT’s work. Mr Dohle and Ms Pawar, of the Europe-based NGO Against Child Trafficking (ACT), have long been involved with… Read more »

Baby Dev’s Story Illustrates Surrogacy’s Incredibly Dark Side

Date: 2015-08-18 Source: COMMENTARY: International surrogacy is often touted as a win-win, a free market where everyone benefits. When we take a closer look, however, the whole facade quickly falls apart. BY REBECCA TAYLOR 08/18/2015 Comments (9) Borja Sanchez-Trillo/Getty Images THE FACE OF SURROGACY. Thai surrogate mother Pattaramon Chanbua poses inside the Samitivej hospital… Read more »

About an Unwanted Boy

Source: by Jennifer Lahl, CBC President on JUNE 25, 2015 I’ve just watched an in depth report about a baby boy born via surrogacy in India on November 12, 2012, and left behind by his Australian parents. This tragic story highlights the dirty side of buying and selling and trafficking in children, the complicity of… Read more »

Foreign Correspondent – The Baby Boy Left Behind

Date: 2015-06-22 Foreign Correspondent WATCH FULL 30 MINUTES DOCUMENTARY ONLINE HERE ABC Australia – with Arun Dohle and Anjali Pawar of Against Child Trafficking (ACT) The story of the baby boy left behind in India by his Australian parents was first revealed by #ForeignCorrespondent and ABC earlier this year. The boy’s identity and fate have… Read more »

Voices From AdoptionLand

AMAZON Source: Posted: 06/15/2015 “I feel like a stolen heart from a corpse, trapped in a foreign body.” Sunny Jo “This is not something that gets better over time. Because as you get older, as you live, you learn more and more about what’s been taken away from you. And you learn more and… Read more »