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Category: adoption
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In damning report, TISS unmasks 'disturbing patterns of abuse' across all shelter homes in Bihar 19.8.2018 DNA: Recent Columns
Sexual abuse, varying in forms and degree of intensity, was prevalent in almost all shelter homes in Bihar , a TISS report made public by the Bihar Government has found. The Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), which had conducted social audit of short stay homes across Bihar, has found certain institutions "stood out in a manner that was appalling". The state government had commissioned audit by the TISS in 2017 and the report was submitted to the Social Welfare Department in April this year. According to the 100-page report, the Muzaffarpur shelter home run by Brajesh Thakur, prime accused in the sex abuse case, had been "running in a highly questionable manner along with grave instances of violence. Several girls reported about violence and being abused sexually". The medical reports latter confirmed rape of 34 inmates of the shelter home over a period of time. At another home in the town, 'Seva-Kutir', run by the Om Sai Foundation, "disturbing instances and patterns of physical violence and ...
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Australia recommences its adoption programme with India 14.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Government of Australia has decided to recommence the Adoption Programme with India, as per Hague Convention on Inter-Country Adoption. The adoptions from India had earlier been put on hold by the Government of Australia eight years ago, on the reported charges of trafficking of children for Inter-country adoption by some of the recognized Indian placement agencies (the Adoption agencies mandated to place children in Inter-country adoption at that point of time).
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Australia Resumes Adoptions From India, Says Government 14.8.2018 NDTV News - India-news
Australia has resumed adoption of children from India after five years, a senior official with the Women and Child Development Ministry said today.
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2 American couples adopt differently-abled children from Lakhimpur 11.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
2 American couples adopt differently-abled children from Lakhimpur
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WCD Ministry has asked all States/UTs to complete inspection of all CCIs and related facilities by 15th September, 2018: Smt Maneka Sanjay Gandhi 9.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Government has always taken note of any irregularity, including condition of Juvenile homes, as and when brought to the notice and have taken prompt and due action. The details of fine/action taken against the institutions given below.
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Centre Introduces Bill In Lok Sabha To Amend Juvenile Justice Act 7.8.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
A bill seeking to empower district magistrates to pass orders for adoption of children to reduce the time taken for issuing such directions, was introduced in the Lok Sabha on Monday.
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How the Muzaffarpur sex scandal was unearthed 2.8.2018 Rediff: News
'Nobody in our team had any idea that these things will come out.'
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"Didn't Let Girls Do It In Old Days": US Judge Called Out Over Sexism 30.7.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Buried in a footnote, the brief rebuke nonetheless marked a notable step in abridging gender discrimination in the legal workplace: The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit scolded a veteran...
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Centre Asks States To Inspect All Of Mother Teresa's Charity Homes 21.7.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
The Women and Child Development or WCD Ministry has said that it has asked all states and Union territories to issue instructions for conducting inspection of all homes run by the Missionaries of...
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Canadian Mothers Forced To Give Up Babies, Told To "Get A Puppy" Instead 21.7.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Their stories would not seem out of place in an episode of "The Handmaid's Tale" - pregnant women shuttered away, violently restrained during childbirth, banned from looking at their babies - and,...
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Ministry of Women and Child Development asks States/UTs to link all registered Child Care Institutions (CCIs) to Specialized Adoption Agencies (SAAs) within one month. 20.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
          To address the grave concerns that has come to notice, through media reports, that some organizations have been propagating illegal adoption outside the domain of the Juvenile Justice Act, 2015, which is tantamount to child trafficking, the Ministry of Women and Child Development has instructed that all the State Govts/UTs should ensure that all the registered Child Care institutions, whether run by a State Government or by voluntary or non-governmental organizations, are linked to Specialized Adoption Agencies and are reflected in  the online portal CARINGS within one month.
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WCD Ministryto providing all possible assistance in NRI marital dispute cases. 19.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
A meetingwas chaired by Minister, External Affairs on 6th November 2017, on the Expert Committee Report pertaining to NRI Marital issues.This meeting also attended by Minister of Women & Child Development and  Minister for Law & Justicerecommended adoption of following measures : All marriages to be notified in the website of registrars of marriages Compulsory registration of NRI marriages Creation of a website by MEA for posting summons/warrants.
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Manipur implements Women Helpline 19.7.2018 The Assam Tribune
Manipur implements Women Helpline
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National Conference of WCD 18.7.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
National Conference of WCD
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Mother Teresa Order Head Blames Child Welfare Body In Infant Sale Scandal 17.7.2018 NDTV News - India-news
For the first time since a nun was arrested in Jharkhand's capital Ranchi 13 days ago for allegedly selling an infant, the Superior General of the Missionaries of Charity has spoken out, expressing...
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National Conference of State/UT Ministers-in-charge of Women & Child development held in New Delhi today with focus on women and child safety 17.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
A high level National Conference of State/UT Ministers-in-charge of Women & Child development was held in New Delhi today. The meeting was chaired by the Union Minister of Women and Child development, Smt. Maneka Sanjay Gandhi in the presence of the Minister of State for WCD, Dr. Virendra Kumar.
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Mother Teresa`s Missionaries of Charity under Centre`s scanner after baby-selling allegations 17.7.2018 Zee News : India National
Earlier this month, the Jharkhand Police arrested a nun and a woman employee of Missionaries of Charity for allegedly selling babies as part of a child trafficking racket in Ranchi.
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LIVE! Denied ambulance, woman forced to give birth in moving bus in MP 17.7.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
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All Mother Teresa care homes to be inspected after baby selling scandal 17.7.2018 Rediff: News
A shelter home run by the MoC in Ranchi has allegedly been involved in "selling" three children and "giving away" another one.
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The Unlikely Crime-Fighter Cracking Decades-Old Murders? A Genealogist 17.7.2018 NDTV News - Latest
The young couple set out on a trip in 1987, speeding toward Seattle, Washington, in a gold van, when they crossed paths with a killer. The man raped Tanya Van Cuylenborg and shot her in the head. Jay...
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