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India Child Adoption Program Information

India Child Adoption Program information such as country's history and adoption process, requirements, applying, cost, and frequently asked questions.

Are You Eligible To Adopt In India?

Are you a childless couple? Are you single and want to adopt a child? Do you have a birth child and want to adopt the second one? Look for your eligibility criteria.

Guidelines For Adoption

Ok. So you have decided to adopt a child and want to know about the process involved. CARA has an exhaustive page on the guidelines to be followed. It is not really that complicated. With a little planning and attention to detail, it can be a cake...

How Indian Families Perceive Adoption

Here is an extensive study on Indian perceptions and changing norms.

Am I Adopted? - The Hindu

When and how do you help your child come to terms with his/her adoption?

Catalyst For Social Action (Csa)

Watch a heart-touching, happy-ending tale of a little naughty girl. She was orphan once but now has a house and a loving family! An orphanage never ...

Opt To Adopt | Rashrei's Blog

Adopting a child is nothing more or nothing less than an alternate way to parenting. As a part of an important stakeholder in the adoption programme in Tamil Nadu, India, I come across varied perceptions to the idea of adoption. Needless to say th...

Helping A Child Find A Suitable Home Through Adoption

An interview with Dr Aloma Lobo, who is chairperson of the Adoption Co-ordination Agency of Karnataka and the immediate past chairperson of the Central Adoption Resource Authority (CARA), Union Ministry of Women and Child Development, New Delhi. ...

The Penguin Guide To Adoption In India -How You Can Adopt A Child In India

This book can be regarded as a manual on adoption. It tells prospective adoptive parents how to go about the process of adoption, and how they can bring the child home. It also tells them what all they must ask themselves before starting the proce...

Stories And Books On Adoption

Here is a wonderful list of books both anecdotal and academic.

Secret Daughter By Shilpi Somaya Gowda

On the eve of the monsoons, in a remote Indian village, Kavita gives birth to a baby girl. But in a culture that favors sons, the only way for Kavita to save her newborn daughter's life is to give her away. It is a decision that will haunt her and...

My Story: I Wanted To Adopt A Child In India. This Is Everything I Learned. - The Better India

Read how Rajeshwari Sharma traveled from being completely clueless to finally adopting a baby girl. With the never ending paper work, long wait lists and legal wrangles, adoption in India is not as easy as it looks. Here is all you need to know a...

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Today there is an increasing acceptance of adoption as another way to build a happy family. Here are different aspects in Indian Adoptions.