Dear Pari Season 2

Episode 3 – It takes more than love for a successful adoption

Episode 3 – It takes more than love for a successful adoption

More than 80 per cent 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…

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Episode 2 – How to adopt if you are a NRI?

Episode 2 – 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…

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Episode 1 – A for Adoption

Episode 1 – 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. Our…

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Dear Pari Season 1

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Episode 0

Dear Pari is India’s first narrative podcast on adoption, hosted by parents Priya and Rakesh. Dear Pari will take the listeners through their journey of adoption while discussing pertinent issues…

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Episode 1 – Homecoming

Episode 1 – Homecoming

Episode 1 brings perspectives on how to deal with questions on adoption like why you want to adopt and why being patient is important. Parts of the Podcast are in…

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Episode 2 – Breaking the Stigma

Episode 2 – Breaking the Stigma

Episode 2 will explore the silent and yet loud stigma about adoption. It will also highlight the importance of society embracing positive adoption language as well as the role of…

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Episode 3 – All About the Law

Episode 3 – All About the Law

This episode will bring to you an interview with CARA CEO Col Deepak Kumar and will strive to explain to you different laws available for adoption in India and challenges…

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Episode 4 – Identity

Episode 4 – Identity

In this episode, we will bring to you perspectives on shaping the identity of an adoptee and why it is important to have honest and open communication line with children…

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Episode 5 – The Heart Speaks

Episode 5 – The Heart Speaks

This episode brings to you stories of two adoptees and how they dealt with the knowledge of being adopted. In one story, the adoptee was informed about her adoption in…

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Episode 6 – Don’t Hide it

Episode 6 – 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…

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Episode 7 – Flipping the coin (Part 1)

Episode 7 – 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…

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Episode 7 – Flipping the coin (Part 2)

Episode 7 – 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…

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Episode 8 – Closing the triad

Episode 8 – 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…

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