Adoption laws – who, whom and how?

Adoption is so widely recognised in India. Most of you must have witnessed adoption of children amongst close relatives or people adopting from orphanages etc. Though, adoption sounds like just parenting a kid who is not biologically yours, it is strictly governed by...

Pre-natal diagnosis is exceptionally allowed

Our last post on this blog covered the illegalities of sex determination. Considering the fact that sex determination and pre-natal diagnostics for the purpose of sex determination are illegal as per Section 6 of the pre-conception and pre-natal diagnostic techniques...

Sex selection and sex determination are prohibited

The sex-ratio of our country is evident enough of the fact that people in our country are hesitant towards giving birth to a female child. This is because of a variety of reasons such as the patriarchal society, security issues etc. Therefore, sex determination and...