Your search for Adoption retrieved 14 results.
New Rules for Child Adoption Proposed (December 31, 2012) by Peter Roudik
On November 1, 2012, the Parliament of Moldova passed at the first reading amendments to the legislation governing adoption of children. ...
Adoption for Same Sex Couples (March 30, 2012) by Nicole Atwill
On March 15, 2012, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) determined that there is no right of a person in ...
Jurisdiction: European Court of Human Rights / France
Law on Adoption to Be Reviewed (January 17, 2012) by Constance Johnson
Tissa Karalliyadde, Sri Lanka's Minister of Child Development and Women's Affairs, has announced plans to amend the country's law on adoption. ...
Jurisdiction: Sri Lanka
International Adoption Rates Fall (November 29, 2011) by Sayuri Umeda
While the number of intercountry adoptions throughout the world sharply declined last year, the number of children adopted from South Korea ...
Jurisdiction: South Korea
Adoptee's Best Interest and Parental Consent (December 29, 2010) by Ruth Levush
On December 13, 2010, the Knesset (Israel's Parliament) passed an amendment to the Adoption of Children Law, 5741-1948. The amendment provides ...
Constitutional Council Validates Provision Indirectly Barring Member of Same-Sex Couple from Adopting Partner's Child (December 06, 2010) by Nicole Atwill
On October 6, 2010, the French Constitutional Council ruled on an application for a priority preliminary ruling lodged by the Cour ...
Conflicting Decisions on Adoption by Grandparents (October 07, 2010) by Sayuri Umeda
Two conflicting rulings have been made in South Korean provincial courts on the issue of whether grandparents may adopt their grandchildren. ...
Jurisdiction: South Korea
French Supreme Court Recognizes Same-Sex Couple Adoption Judgment Rendered by U.S. Court (July 23, 2010) by Nicole Atwill
On July 8, 2010, the Cour de Cassation, France's Supreme Court for civil and criminal matters, ruled that a judgment rendered ...
International Call for Improvement of Adoption Process (March 02, 2010) by Wendy Zeldin
The International Adoption Working Group (IAWG), an ad hoc organization comprising diplomatic mission representatives of countries that have or are considering ...
New South Wales Government Responds to Report on Same-Sex Adoption Laws (January 14, 2010) by Kelly Buchanan
On January 6, 2009, the government of New South Wales (NSW), Australia, released a letter in response to a parliamentary report ...
New Adoption Law (August 05, 2009) by Eduardo Soares
On August 3, 2009, Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva signed a new Adoption Law, which revises legislation currently in ...
International Adoptions Resume with New, Stricter Rules (April 27, 2009) by Wendy Zeldin
It was reported on March 17, 2009, that Nepal's Ministry of Women, Children and Social Welfare (MWCSW) is examining a list ...
Gay Couple Allowed to Adopt (March 18, 2009) by Ruth Levush
On March 10, 2009, the Tel Aviv family court approved a request by a gay couple, who had married in Toronto ...
France Condemned in Lesbian Adoption Case (February 02, 2008) by Nicole Atwill
On January 22, 2008, the European Court of Human Rights ruled that France violated Article 14 (prohibition of discrimination) in conjunction ...
Jurisdiction: European Court of Human Rights
Last updated: December 31, 2012