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Monday, January 2, 2012

Private Adoption Agencies in India Shutting Down

From the Times of India:

BANGALORE: Too many regulations and red tape is forcing closure of many private adoption agencies in the city.

Ashraya, a Bangalore-based adoption agency which found home for nearly 3,000 children, is shutting shop on December 31. Many may follow suit.

Sources say that what used to be a one-to-three-month exercise to facilitate adoption has gone up to two years even, thanks to the lengthy procedure.

Read more here.


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In the adoption industry, there has to exist government oversight (regulations) in order to protect the children from the often inhumane practices of unscrupulous men. In the case of India though and in particular Bangalore, it appears that there is now SO much oversight and regulation that couples are now being deterred from adopting at all.

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