Category Archives: Post Adoption

Empowering DMs/ADMs on issuing adoption order– When will we begin walking straight in adoption?

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday gave its nod for amendment in the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015 to introduce measures for strengthening the child protection set-up to ensure the best interests of children. The Cabinet approved the proposal from the Ministry of Women and Child Development (WCD) for amendments seeking authorization

Disclosure and Positive Identity

I found that adopting a child was a profound and life-changing experience. It in fact helped me become a better mother to my biological child as well. Akash will be 12 years in two days. Amazing how time flies. Akash still the same affectionate child, who thinks the world of me, my greatest fan and

Are Courts needed?

Adoptions in India have been provided for under two pieces of legislation – the Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act, 1956 (HAMA) and the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection) Amendment Act, 2015 (J.J. Act). While there are several differences between the two statute, one of the most striking dissimilarity between the two lies in HAMA not