Hello! My name is Naavya and I’m a rising sophomore studying Economics and Finance at Flame University. And while the economy and a good financial future are important, the true […]
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 […]
This pandemic shows why we desperately need abandoned kids to get out of shelters and into new families
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
WAIC IN THE NEWS: “Gaps in procedures block children from reaching adoption pool in India” – The Federal
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.
Locked-down and growing up in shelters – why abandoned and orphaned children in India don’t reach the legal adoption pool
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uMfygAPggXE&t=178s 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 […]
https://youtu.be/V1cAbUwwGwg WAIC Director, Meera Marthi, discusses #SafeSurrender campaign during her Vanitha TV interview in Hyderabad, on Children’s Day 2019.
Not a day passes without news about a child being thrown in the garbage dump, or illegal adoption rackets hurting children, or children being abused in orphanages and shelters. Did […]