Latvian Member of Parliament Julija Stepanenko describes the ground-breaking work by Latvia to regain children of their citizens unjustifiably confiscated by foreign child protection services.
See here submission by Sabine Kujro McNeill of the Association of McKenzie Friends to the European Union Petitions Committee on forced adoption …
This is a translation of the guidelines issued by the Latvian Ministry of Justice to build public awareness among immigrating …
Joe Burns is a prominent international activist and critic of Western Child Protection Services (CPS) from the Republic of Ireland. Over the last decade he has helped numerous innocent families, including many Indian ones, facing persecution by European child protection agencies. Read on for why Joe Burns warns India to develop her own child protection system and not adopt the Western one which is, in fact, abusing children in the name of child protection.
Scandinavian countries where governments, authorities and courts do not respect the human right of children and parents to a family life together
In this gripping essay, Cristina Nicoli, an Australian of Romanian origin, traces Norway’s notorious child confiscation practices to historical instances of state-sponsored child removal. A grotesque picture emerges of brutal episodes of forced child removal over the last century all over the Western world, and its colonies, from Europe to Latin America to Australia, whether in the name of racial cleansing, or educating, ‘civilising’, integrating, or politically indoctrinating children.
Dr. Kaustav Bhattacharyya presents international “standards-setting” as a tactic by the European Union (EU) for exerting influence around the world. He argues that child welfare measures and best practices are an important tool in the EU’s exercise of “soft” empire. Dr. Bhattacharyya cautions that we in India should not blindly adopt the EU’s universalizing measures in child policy as research is showing that they have resulted in discrimination against immigrants, marginalized communities and ethnic minorities.
Australian lawyer and adoptee rights activist Dr Catherine Lynch discusses the ethics of surrogacy, making a child-centered case for the abolition of all forms of surrogacy.
New Zealand Herald, 16 October 2017: A young couple are fighting a decision to take their two children – one a newborn baby – into state care because of a suspected child abuse injury which they believe is due to brittle bone disease.
A television programme about children taken from their families to be used as farm labour in Switzerland between 1850 to 1980.