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  • Islamic adoptional jurisprudence — This is a sub article to Islamic marital jurisprudence and Adoption.Islamic regulations regarding adoption are distinct from western practices and customs of adoption. Contrary to what happens in the western world, a child does not formally leave …   Wikipedia

  • adoption — adoptional, adj. /euh dop sheuhn/, n. 1. the act of adopting: the adoption of a new amendment. 2. the state of being adopted. [1300 50; ME adopcioun < L adoption , s. of adoptio. See AD , OPTION] * * * Act of transferring parental rights and… …   Universalium

  • Cultural variations in adoption — Adoption is an arrangement by which a child whose biological parents are unable to care for it is adopted and given the same legal and social status as though he/she were the biological child of the adoptive parents. For example, under a system… …   Wikipedia

  • Adoption — For other uses, see Adoption (disambiguation). Sister Irene of New York Foundling Hospital with children. Sister Irene is among the pioneers of modern adoption, establishing a system to board out children rather than institutionalize them.… …   Wikipedia

  • Closed adoption — (also called confidential adoption and sometimes secret adoption) is the process by where an infant is adopted by another family, and the record of the biological parent(s) is kept sealed. (Often, the biological father is not recorded even on the …   Wikipedia

  • Disruption (adoption) — Disruption is the term most commonly used for ending an adoption. While technically an adoption is disrupted only when it is abandoned by the adopting parent or parents before it is legally completed (an adoption that is reversed after that point …   Wikipedia

  • Child laundering — is the stealing and selling of children to adopting parents under false pretenses. Often the adoption agency or adoption facilitator hides or falsifies the child s origin to make the child appear to be a legitimate orphan by manipulating birth… …   Wikipedia

  • Adoption disclosure — refers to the official release of information relating to the legal adoption of a child. Throughout much of the 20th century, many Western countries had legislation intended to prevent adoptees and adoptive families from knowing the identities of …   Wikipedia

  • Christian law of adoption in India — Christians in India can adopt children by resort to section 41 of the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act 2006 read with the Guidelines and Rules issued by various State Governments. Apart from that there are customary laws… …   Wikipedia

  • Home Children — Boy ploughing at Dr. Barnardo s Industrial Farm, Russell, Manitoba, Canada 1900 Home Children is a common term used to refer to the child migration scheme founded by Annie MacPherson in 1869, under which more than 100,000 children were sent to… …   Wikipedia