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
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
https://youtu.be/PjmDfzv8PBg WAIC team members, Smriti Gupta, Protima Sharma, and Sheetal Vohra-Gulati, create awareness about #SafeSurrender on the Momspresso platform, on Children's Day 2019.
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 you know, all of this is avoidable? As a society, we judge and shame parents who are incapable or unwilling to raise their child. This… Continue reading BLOG POST: A vulnerable mother needs our support, not judgement. Helping the society understand #SafeSurrender