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…