TIMESOFINDIA.COM | Aug 6, 2018, 15:20 IST
Adoption: Only 1 child for 10 parents in waiting

Orphanages are no place for orphans as the Bihar shelter home horror shows. In fact, the best way to keep children without homes safe is by helping them find one. But with just over 2000 children available for adoption and 20,000 prospective parents, the waiting time spills to over two-years. The reason behind this dismal state can be attributed to the fact that most orphan kids are with childcare institutions not registered with the Central Adoption Resource Authority (CARA), the apex adoption body in the country. So far, registration of as many as 4,000 childcare institutions is pending. Here’s more:

 

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