‘Couple denied chance to adopt because of heritage’ A British Asian Couple were denied the right to adopt a white child
By Sairah Masud BRITISH ASIANS TAKE LEGAL ACTION OVER ‘DISCRIMINATORY’ DECISION A BRITISH Asian couple has issued court proceedings after their application to become adoptive parents was denied because of their cultural heritage. from Berkshire took their fight to court following several unsuccessful attempts, including a letter from the prime minister, to get Adopt Berkshire to reverse the “discriminatory” decision. Despite a thorough and positive assessment, the agency suggested that they adopt from India in order to give priority to prospective white adopters as only white children were available. Under the authority of Windsor and Maidenhead Borough, the agency’s appraisal…
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