Category: Parents Assistance Project

Brandpunt: Kinderen te koop

Date: 2013-02-24 Source: http://brandpunt.kro.nl Reportage uit Uitzending Brandpunt 24 februari 2013 Ouders die op papier dood zijn maar in werkelijkheid nog leven, wanhopig op zoek naar hun kinderen die in Nederland geadopteerd zijn. 2 jaar geleden onthulde Brandpunt de misstanden bij de adoptie van kinderen uit Ethiopië. Een van die adopties is deze week in Ethiopie… Read more »

VPRO Argos: Reconstructie van een adoptie

Source: http://weblogs.vpro.nl 23 februari 2013- Een Ethiopische rechtbank herriep twee weken geleden de adoptie van het nu veertienjarige meisje Betty. Haar adoptie in Nederland liep fout.Ze werd op 7-jarige leeftijd, tegen haar zin weggehaald bij haar biologische ouders en bij een Nederlands echtpaar geplaatst. Haar adoptieouders konden niet met haar overweg. Ze belandde in de crisisopvang… Read more »

Indian mum demands return of stolen daughter

Date: 2013-02-21  SEE ALSO VIDEO AT BELOW LINK: Source: http://www.abc.net.au/news 7.30 By South Asia correspondent Michael Edwards Updated 2 hours 58 minutes ago VIDEO: Indian family demands Australian authorities return adopted girl (7.30) RELATED STORY: Baby’s death shines spotlight on human traffickingRELATED STORY: Australian families caught up in India adoption scandal An Indian family is demanding… Read more »

Overseas adoption racket: How children are sneaked out by the hundreds

Source: http://www.firstpost.com by Danish Raza Feb 20, 2013 That afternoon is indelibly printed in Saddam’s memory. He and his two-year- old sister Jabeen were playing in an auto rickshaw parked near their home in Washermanpet area of north Chennai. A man, who Saddam remembers, as “tall, short haired with a limp in his right leg”, appeared… Read more »

Adoptee Anisha Mörtl

Countries: India, Germany Adoption Agencies: St. Theresa’s Tender Loving Care Home Anisha was born in 1992 and was taken by the ‘Tender Loving Care Home’, because her mother Fatima could not pay the hospital bill.   Sister Theresa then had her adopted by a German couple. Fathima did not see her child for the next 28 years…. Read more »

Overseas adoption racket: How children are sneaked out by the hundreds

Source: http://m.firstpost.com On Tuesday, child rights activists and families who have lost their children to overseas adoption demanded a stay on inter-country adoption until a child protection mechanism was put in place. Hundreds of children are victims of the overseas adoption racket in India. AFP. by Danish Raza 20 Feb 15:40 pm IST That afternoon is… Read more »

Concern over ‘trafficking’ of children in the name of adoption

Source: http://m.thehindu.com 20 February 2013 , By Staff Reporter Demanding that international adoption be stopped from India till comprehensive laws are put in place to prevent ‘trafficking’ of children in the name of adoption, parents of children who were fraudulently or forcefully taken away and put into inter-country adoption held a meeting in the Capital on… Read more »

‘Ban inter-country adoptions’

Source: http://www.deccanherald.com Bangalore:  Feb 19, 2013 DHNS Activists urge overhaul of laws in bid to curb child trafficking Child rights activists demanded an overhauling of adoption laws and a ban on inter country adoptions citing instances of child trafficking. Around 10 parents from various states came to talk about their experiences of child trafficking related to… Read more »