Thursday, January 3, 2008

Myths & Realities for Prospective Adoptive Parents (PAPs) in INDIA

Heare are some common myths related child adoption

MYTH 1: Single parent can not adopt.

REALITY: A single parent has equal legal status to adopt a child and to deny him/her on the ground of his/her single status is not only a violation of his/her legal right but also her constitutional right guaranteed under Art.14 and 15. Whosoever is deprived of the right to adopt only on the ground of single status may bring the matter to the attention of CARA in writing.

MYTH 2: A PAP (Prospective Adoptive Parent) cannot get a medical check-up done on the child if the agency has already got a medical check-up done.

REALITY: PAPs may if so desire can get a medical check up done to their satisfaction even if the child has had one done by the agency earlier.

MYTH 3: Only childless couples can adopt.

REALITY: PAPs can adopt even if they have a biological child / children. There is no bar.

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1 comment:

shwet said...

Hi this is shwet was wonderging if some one adopt a kid and after a year can we have our own biological kid....

please mail me this query if possible on