Child Shelters

Facts:

  • Out of 185 shelter homes audited across the country, only 19 had “all the records of a child that they are supposed to maintain.”
  • Of the 203 special adoption agencies, only eight deserved positive reviews.
  • Out of 80 special homes/place of safety only 13% have the complete set of records.
  • Recent Cases: Muzaffarpur in Bihar where several girls were allegedly raped and sexually abused in a shelter home.