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According to CARA, 43 children from UP were adopted by parents located outside India, in 2018. This is ten times more than the number of inter-country adoptions witnessed by the state in 2014-15 -- four.(Representative image)

International adoptions: UP witnesses ten-fold rise over four years

By Saurabh Chauhan | Hindustan Times, Lucknow, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON FEB 20, 2019 12:11 PM IST
Girl child preferred: As many as 33 girls and 10 boys adopted by couples from outside India, last year. Parents in India adopt 94 girls and 49 boys.
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