Category: Denmark


Source: 13 NOVEMBER 2012 IDFA. Director Katrine W. Kjær had always been convinced that adoption was a compassionate act guided by noble institutions. Now that she has finished “Mercy, Mercy” about Masho and Roba, whose parents give them up for adoption so they can have a better life in Denmark, she is left with profound… Read more »

Child removal results in violence accusations against council

Source: Ray Weaver June 5, 2012 – 15:21 Child advocates say the council went too far when it forcibly removed a girl from a foster home In a screen grab from a video the Keller family provided to Politiken, ‘Amy’ is shown being forced into a vehicle against her will by council employees (Screenshot:… Read more »

As waiting times increase, fewer choosing adoption

Source: WEDNESDAY, 19 OCTOBER 2011 14:09 JENNIFER BULEY NEWS Waiting times of up to five years have would-be parents giving up plans to adopt, study finds Even though fewer Danes are applying to adopt, the decline is less dramatic than in other countries Fewer people in Denmark today adopt children from other countries, mirroring… Read more »

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 »