Entry #1352: Same-sex adoption in India

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RegionIndia
IssueSame-sex adoption
StatusSingle only
Start Datepast
End Datenow
DescriptionSame-sex couples are not permitted to adopt a child in India but single LGBTQ parents are.
Sourceshttps://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/Intercountry-Adoption/Intercountry-Adoption-Country-Information/India.html
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  • All information is correct, just adding sources "As per the existing law, a female child cannot be adopted by a single male parent. Also, transgender people are not allowed to adopt any child"


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Revision by JerofDoorhandle

Old Value (Original) New Value (Current)
ValueIllegalSingle only
DescriptionSame-sex couples are not permitted to adopt a child in India.Same-sex couples are not permitted to adopt a child in India but single LGBTQ parents are.
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Same-sex couples are not permitted to adopt a child in India. India but single LGBTQ parents are.
Sourceshttp://adoption.state.gov/country_information/country_specific_info.php?country-select=indiahttps://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/Intercountry-Adoption/Intercountry-Adoption-Country-Information/India.html
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http://adoption.state.gov/country_information/country_specific_info.php?country-select=india https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/Intercountry-Adoption/Intercountry-Adoption-Country-Information/India.html

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