This program is: open
Note: Due to popular opposition to the adoption of Indian children by foreigners, there have been reports that non-resident Indian applicants are being given preference in intercountry placements.
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Except for adoption by Hindus, Indian law has no provision for adoption. Children are placed under guardianship of adopting parents to exit the country, and adoption must take place in the parents' home country. In 2011, U.S. citizens adopted approximately 226 children from India. Infants, young children, and special needs children are available for adoption, as well as some sibling groups. The children reside in orphanages
Travel required: No
Convention Country?: Yes.
Singles accepted: Women
Other: Post-placement reports required for five years.
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India Adoption NewsAdoptive parents connect to kids' culture through new foods...
January 9, 2012, 3:38 pm
The first time Rolfsen cooked an Ethiopian meal at home, she spent almost the whole day in the kitchen.Adapting to adoption - Times Of India
November 21, 2011, 10:12 am
It is a phase of self-doubt, inadequacy and a sense of detachment from the adopted child.Family Reunited With Daughter 39 Years After Adoption -...
August 19, 2011, 3:49 pm
Smith said she finally worked up the courage to contact the maternity home about finding the daughter she had given up.From India with love | MailTribune.com
June 30, 2011, 11:37 am
Brie is currently working to create a non-profit agency in order to raise funds for food, formula and medical supplies for India's...Adoptive parents seek social acceptance - The Times of India
May 23, 2011, 9:03 am
Bijoyini Das, of Sanyog, said adoption is gradually gaining acceptance in the state.