Dear Pari

Suno India

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Nov 29, 2019

International Adoption Awareness Month special - CARA CEO answers your questions

As part of the international adoption awareness month, we spoke with Central Adoption Resource Authority (CARA) CEO Deepak Kumar to pose him some frequently asked questions by PAPs and Parents who have adopted....

44 mins

Oct 25, 2019

Hear what is it like to be a Single Parent of an Intersex Child

In this episode, you will hear from Koushumi Chakraborti, a 40-year-old single parent who adopted Shanaya, an intersex child, which means they was born with both reproductive organs and are often mistaken to be...

21 mins

Sep 26, 2019

Children in waiting

Children with disabilities and special needs seldom find families in India who adopt them. Within India, only 47 such children were adopted in 2017-18. It a very small number for such a big country, where we ha...

23 mins

Aug 22, 2019

It takes more than love for a successful adoption

More than 80 percent of parents chose 0-2 years out of the fear of not bonding, missing out on the child's early days, the trauma that the child might have undergone etc. To discuss these apprehensions and to u...

23 mins

Jul 24, 2019

How to adopt if you are a NRI?

In this episode, we talk about Non-Resident Indian adoption or NRI adoption. We discuss in detail with Indian Americans Sarayu and Kashyap about the process they followed and how Non-Resident Indians, Overseas...

31 mins

Jul 16, 2019

Season 2: A for Adoption

In this episode of Dear Pari, we discuss the role of teachers and schools in helping children who have been adopted navigate through the many questions they are asked. Sangita also talks about the importance of...

28 mins

Dec 23, 2018

Closing the triad

In this episode we talk to Suganda, who is a prospective single mother who gives us an insight into the unique challenges faced by single parents. And we will end this episode by speaking to an important part o...

38 mins

Dec 16, 2018

Flipping the coin (Part 2)

In this episode we talk about the tragic case of 3-year-old Sherin Mathews with Shanna Poteet and Reena Bana, child rights advocates and admins of Facebook page Love and Justice for Sherin Saraswati Mathews whi...

20 mins

Dec 02, 2018

Flipping the coin (Part 1)

In this part of this episode, we spoke to Arun Dohle, a child rights activist who has unveiled many child trafficking scandals in India and other countries. He explains why and what his issues are with the curr...

31 mins

Nov 11, 2018

Don't Hide it

This episode deals with the one topic that leaves many parents nervous and anxious-the how-to of the disclosure. We continue our discussion with Varsha Swamy, an adoption counselor, and Saras Bhaskar, a well-kn...

27 mins