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Government issues model guidelines for foster care

Under the guidelines brought by the Union Ministry of Women and Child Development, children in the age group of 6-18 years, whose parents are unable to take care of them due to reasons such as mental illness, poverty or imprisonment and those staying in child care institutions will be placed in foster care.

What should be citizenship of child born out of surrogacy: SC asks Centre

The Supreme Court on Thursday sought response from the Centre on the issue of citizenship of child born in the country out of surrogacy in which biological parents are foreign nationals but birth mother is Indian.

Face recognition tool to help find missing children

A new facial recognition computer tool can help a missing child meet his/her parents by rapidly and accurately matching pictures with their biological parents.

Are foster parents entitled to child custody over biological parents? SC to decide

The apex court has agreed to hear a plea of biological parents seeking custody of their child.