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Aditi R. - The Hindu1 Jun 2017

Officials from the Kancheepuram Child Welfare Committee (CWC), who had gone to rescue five orphan children from an unregistered home in St. Thomas Mount (Chennai, India) on Wednesday, found that they had gone missing.

Sushmitha Ramakrishnan  - Express News Service23 May 2017

Nearly three dozen unregistered children's homes in Chennai, India were asked to shut down until they obtain legal registration. A total of 1,250 children from 34 homes were rehabilitated from the temporarily closed homes into some of the 49 registered homes in the city where there reportedly is spare capacity.

Ekatha Ann John - Times of India22 May 2017

Following allegations that a home in Kerala, India had misappropriated funds and detained children, including 54 from Tamil Nadu, a child welfare committee in Ernakulam has directed the institution to trace their biological families.

The Hindu1 Apr 2017

Under new project DCPU aims to place 100 children into foster care.

Rebecca Bundhun - The National21 Mar 2017

Activists push for India’s government to move forward with long-awaited anti-trafficking legislation.

IndiaToday20 Mar 2017

Article from IndiaToday reports West Bengal plans to determine the number of street children living within the state.

Voice of Asia21 Feb 2017

Voice of Asia reports that Indian police arrested heads of an adoption centre said to have trafficked at least 17 children to couples in foreign countries.

Sue-Lynn Moses - InsidePhilanthropy.com9 Feb 2017

Elevate Children Funders Group (ECFG) recommends philanthropists avoid donating to orphanages and instead invest in programs that help to build stronger families.

India4U.com - ANI16 Jan 2017

India’s Central Government announced as of January 16, 2017, Adoption Regulation 2017 will be operational.  New regulation is said to “streamline” the adoption process.

Karen Smith Rotabi and Nicole F. Bromfield1 Jan 2017

Extracting on chronologic data, this book discusses the politics and practice of intercountry adoption starting with the state international adoption to in the 1950s continuing to present-day adoption practice and protections.

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