08 May 202, Pune, India - Where Are India’s Children, a child welfare NGO, today issued advice on how to protect children who are orphaned or abandoned due to Covid. Concerned citizens should: Immediately contact Childline on 1098Or, take the child to the nearest Specialised Adoption Agency, which can be found by selecting your State… Continue reading PRESS RELEASE: WAIC issues advice on how the public can protect children orphaned by Covid
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.