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Need to Understand Adoption-Its ways and Hurdles

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.8, No. 2)

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Page : 18-21

Keywords : Adoption; JJ Act; In-Country Adoption; Inter-Country Adoption; HAMA; Counselling;

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Adoption as a construction of a family has drawn worldwide research since four decades. India as one of the ancient countries in the Asian continent has gone through major changes in the field of adoption. From an informally adopting male child for performing last rites after the death of the adopted parents, India has shown progressive changes. During the social reform in the 1950s, India focused on finding home for abandoned, destitute, illegitimate and surrendered children. These children were institutionalized and eventually placed for domestic and inter-country adoption. The domestic adoption in India gained its momentum only in late 1980s. Since then, important changes have happened in the field of adoption

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