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.
Published in Discover Stories on the website australianstogether.org.au.
Reports of social experiments in Denmark on Inuit children taken from their families in Greenland.
A Norwegian woman has requested asylum in Poland, fearing that officials in her home country will take her child away, according to a report.
“Called the “Stolen Generations,” indigenous children and their families were routinely separated from the beginning of colonization in the 1700s. Governments and churches forced assimilation and conversion to Christianity by placing children in training institutes …”
Although the family that adopted Ignacio said they didn’t know that his biological parents were murdered by the regime, many others have been taken to court and are serving sentences for stealing babies away from their real families.
Many of those who were loyal to the junta – some of whom were military – visited prisons, deliberately looking at repressed mothers and choosing their children for themselves.
“Until the Lord himself decides to take the breath from my body, nothing, no gag order, no bullying tactics, will stop me from telling my story with the bursting testimony that’s my heart.”
A wide ranging study arguing for a more humane approach to parents by the care system in First World countries.