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WEF: What is being done to improve adoption rates in India? - V. Prabhudesai

  • An estimated 29.6 million stranded, orphaned and abandoned children live in India, out of which just up to 4,000 get adopted annually.

  • While thousands of prospective parents are waiting to adopt in India, there is still a stigma associated with adoption that deters many from that route.

  • A social movement needs to develop to get adoption considered ahead of other alternatives, such as surrogacy or IVF.

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