Inter-Country Adoption: An Under-Developed Jurisprudence in India

  • Vidhi Tamakuwala
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  • Vidhi Tamakuwala

    Student at Department of Law, Auro University, India

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The current article presents a study that focuses on the Inter-country adoption of children. In two contrasting approaches, intercountry adoption has pushed into the public consciousness. On one hand, intercountry adoption is portrayed as a heartfelt act of kindness that advantages both the kid and the adoptive parents. Numerous scandals and horror stories about intercountry adoption stand in stark contrast to the optimistic face of adoption. Adoption is represented as a form of child trafficking or a baby sale. Adoption, which many complications arise when a child is adopted from one country and then relocated to another. To tackle the negative situations and prevent them from occurring, the act of ICA works as the fundamental welfare of the child. The present work focuses on the analysis of the procedures of ICA in India and an assessment has been made to see if the laws are adequate to cope with the situation.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 4, Issue 6, Page 1191 - 1202


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