Take 2 – Adopting a second time around

If adopting the first child is a bachelor’s degree in Parenting, adopting your second could well be a Ph.D. Having spoken to several parents who have adopted more than one children, one common theme that…

Is your Preference the Hindrance?

With average wait time for adopting a child in the most popular category (i.e. a healthy child below 2 years of age) pegged at anywhere between 15-18 months, parents cannot be faulted for being desperate…

Encouraging Legal Adoptions in India

Adoptions in India have been provided for under two legislations – the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection) Amendment Act, 2015 (J.J. Act) and the Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act, 1956 (HAMA). Adoptions under the JJ…

“Wrong” Ladies First

CARA recently announced a shift in its adoption policy to award preference to aspiring single moms planning to adopt. According to sources, single mothers were perceived to be a group requiring enablement in adoption. With…