Childless couples attend adoption policy awareness session in Gurgaon

January 20, 2017

The district administration has organised a four-hour awareness programme for childless couples on adoption policies at the Mini-Secretariat in Gurgaon on Friday. Several childless couples in the city were unclear of the norms of child adoption, and hence the women and child department had asked the district programme officer to organise the same for parents and private child institutions. This came after HT reported that unclear norms were hindering child adoption in Haryana. It was learnt that childless couples often visited Child Care Institutes (CCI) in Gurgaon and nearby areas to adopt a child. They were given false promises by CCI officials and were misguided. “We had organised the workshop with the child welfare committee, district child and protection unit officials and all the CCI...

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