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SC Directs States To Reach Out To 10,000 Kids Orphaned Due To COVID, Pay Compensation

SC Directs States To Reach Out To 10,000 Kids Orphaned Due To COVID, Pay Compensation

19 January 2022

The apex court, which was annoyed over non-disbursal of Rs 50,000 ex-gratia to the kin of those who lost their lives due to COVID-19.

An Ode To Sindhutai Sapkal aka ‘Mai’

An Ode To Sindhutai Sapkal aka ‘Mai’

06 January 2022

As the country mourns the death of Padma Shree awardee Sindhutai Sapkal, Outlook looks at the strength of a mother, second to none, and her journey from being...


Graveyard Of Dreams In Bihar: The Story Of Soni Kumari

Three siblings lost parents in four days. Their hopes of education now crushed by a battle for survival in Bihar.

Message From A Mother: Wonderfully Happy Ever After

Message From A Mother: Wonderfully Happy Ever After

12 January 2022

Adoption is just another process of becoming a parent.


Adopting, The Light & The Black: Why Some Couples Avoid Adoption

Some couples think adopting a child equals a tacit admission—we can’t procreate on our own.

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12 January 2022
Complex Laws, Bureaucratic Tangles Make Adoption A Long, Painful Journey For Indians

Complex Laws, Bureaucratic Tangles Make Adoption A Long, Painful Journey For Indians

Covid-19 pandemic compounds woes as disruptions lead to further delay in the entire process of adopting a child. But beautiful stories of love and compassion...


12 January 2022
Unborn Pandemic: More And More Indians Are Turning Infertile

Unborn Pandemic: More And More Indians Are Turning Infertile

A recent census report indicates an alarming decline in fertility among Indian parents, with couples choosing to delay or deny parenthood and/or suffering from...


12 January 2022
Adoption Is A Giant Monkey Puzzle

Adoption Is A Giant Monkey Puzzle

A riotiously impure act, adoption upends all markers of genetic or cultural pride for Indians.


12 January 2022
Paternitas Interruptus: Adoption Is Still Not A Preferred Choice For Indian Society

Paternitas Interruptus: Adoption Is Still Not A Preferred Choice For Indian Society

Adoptive parents share their experiences with adoption in India and its social, cultural and bureaucratic bottlenecks.


12 January 2022
My Story Of Adoption: The Joys Of Parenthood Can’t Be Expressed In Words

My Story Of Adoption: The Joys Of Parenthood Can’t Be Expressed In Words

There should be no stigma to not giving birth, and no sense of moral high ground to adopting a child, writes Maloshree Sarkar.


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12 January 2022
Bringing Children Adopted By Foreigners And Indian Parents Together, One Reunion At A Time

Bringing Children Adopted By Foreigners And Indian Parents Together, One Reunion At A Time

What happens to Indian orphans who are adopted by foreigners, when they want to trace their biological parents? Help is now at hand.


12 January 2022
Passing On Love Is More Important Than Genes: Prasoon Joshi Makes A Case For Adoption

Passing On Love Is More Important Than Genes: Prasoon Joshi Makes A Case For Adoption

Poet-writer Prasoon Joshi’s heart-felt essay on the joys of adoption and parenthood


01 January 2022
Congo's Famous Gorilla Ndakasi Dies

Congo's Famous Gorilla Ndakasi Dies

The mountain gorilla's life was featured in shows and the documentary film “Virunga,” and she gained internet fame in 2019 for a photo that featured her...


01 January 2022
Over 120,000 US Children Lost A Parent Or Grandparent During Covid-19 Pandemic

Over 120,000 US Children Lost A Parent Or Grandparent During Covid-19 Pandemic

More than half the children who lost a primary caregiver during the pandemic are either Black or Hispanic Americans, which make up about 40 per cent of the US...


10 January 2022
Children Honour 'Corona Warriors', Send Handmade Rakhis And Cards For Doctors And Nurses

Children Honour 'Corona Warriors', Send Handmade Rakhis And Cards For Doctors And Nurses

Children from SOS Children's Villages of India, a pan-India NGO, at Greenfields, Faridabad, have sent handmade 'rakhis' and greetings cards to doctors, nurses...


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Opinion

SC Directs States To Reach Out To 10,000 Kids Orphaned Due To COVID, Pay Compensation

SC Directs States To Reach Out To 10,000 Kids Orphaned Due To COVID, Pay Compensation

The apex court, which was annoyed over non-disbursal of Rs 50,000 ex-gratia to the kin of those who lost their lives due to COVID-19.

19 January 2022
An Ode To Sindhutai Sapkal aka ‘Mai’

An Ode To Sindhutai Sapkal aka ‘Mai’

As the country mourns the death of Padma Shree awardee Sindhutai Sapkal, Outlook looks at the strength of a mother, second to none, and her journey from being an unwanted child to becoming a 'Mai' to thousands of orphaned children.

06 January 2022
Graveyard Of Dreams In Bihar: The Story Of Soni Kumari

Graveyard Of Dreams In Bihar: The Story Of Soni Kumari

Three siblings lost parents in four days. Their hopes of education now crushed by a battle for survival in Bihar.

16 December 2021
Message From A Mother: Wonderfully Happy Ever After

Message From A Mother: Wonderfully Happy Ever After

Adoption is just another process of becoming a parent.

12 January 2022
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