On 26th January 2020, before most of us had heard of coronavirus, Where Are India’s Children completed and released our report on how positive outcomes can be achieved for abandoned children in India’s shelters with the use of innovative technology. We especially focused on how abandoned children at shelters/orphanages are being denied their right to… Continue reading BLOG POST: This pandemic shows why we desperately need abandoned kids to get out of shelters and into new families
Our change.org petition requesting the media to print information about adoption agencies and helpline when reporting on child abandonment is gaining traction, with thousands of signatures. Read our petition below and add your signature here: https://change.org/SafeSurrender A newborn dumped in a garbage bin, a child abandoned in a field, a three-day-old baby found by cops in… Continue reading BLOG POST: Our change.org appeal to change the way Indian media reports on child abandonment
PUNE, 26 May 2020 --- According to a recent study conducted by NGO Where Are India’s Children, and facilitated by the Women and Child Development department in Pune, there are huge gaps in the current system resulting in low numbers of abandoned and orphaned children being identified for adoption across India. According to Ande Venkateshwarulu,… Continue reading PRESS RELEASE: How technology could help find a home for India’s abandoned kids
https://thefederal.com/news/complex-system-to-process-gaps-study-finds-loopholes-in-adoption-laws-in-india/ The Federal article by Janani Sampath about WAIC’s 2020 report on child shelters, highlighting the need for technology to drive positive outcomes for children.
https://youtu.be/uMfygAPggXE Did you know only 2000 children in our entire country are legally available for adoption? Why do lakhs of children spend their entire childhoods in shelters and grow up to face a bleak future? Why are these children not entering India’s legal adoption system? Please check out the above webinar by the co-founders of… Continue reading BLOG POST: Locked-down and growing up in shelters – why abandoned and orphaned children in India don’t reach the legal adoption pool