Colombia court puts restrictions on adoption by gays

Colombia`s Constitutional Court has put stringent limits on adoption by gay couples, saying it would be allowed only if one partner is already the child`s biological parent.

Adoptions on the decline despite rising childless couples!

Despite the high percentage of childless couples in the country, the numbers of adoptions are on the decline.

NCPCR seeks report from CARA on fake adoptions

Concerned over fake inter-country adoptions, the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has demanded an action report from the Central Adoption Resource Authority (CARA).

Half of Russians favour ban on adoptions by US: Poll

Fifty percent of respondents in a nationwide poll are in favour of the recently introduced law banning child adoptions by Americans.

US lawmakers plead with Putin, Obama on pending adoptions

Lawmakers have appealed to Russian President Vladimir Putin and US Prez Barack Obama, to allow pending US adoptions of Russian children to go through.

Adoptions on rise - and many want a girl!

Many city-dwellers who don`t have children of their own are opting for adoption, particularly of girls.

UN finds irregularities in Guatemalan adoptions

Guatemalan government has made many efforts to prevent fraudulent adoptions.

Russia confirms US adoptions suspended

Russia on Thursday confirmed it had
suspended adoptions by US citizens following a scandal over a
seven-year-old boy who was sent back to Russia by his US
adoptive mother.