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India closes down orphanages in ‘baby-selling’ inquiry

February 06, 2019

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CWN Editor's Note: Government officials have shut down sixteen orphanages, including one operated by the Missionaries of Charity, as a result of an investigation by a state commission in Jharkhand, which was looking into charges that administrators were selling babies. The Missionaries of Charity have strongly denied involvement in the sale of children to prospective adoptive parents.

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