dimanche 10 juin 2018

MPs demand apology for unmarried mothers who gave up children

Sixty years after half a million British babies were forcibly removed, calls for decades of pain to be recognised

MPs are calling on the government to apologise to women who were coerced into handing over their babies for adoption in Britain in the 1950s and 60s.

More than 20 MPs have backed a motion recognising the “pain and suffering” of women forced to give up their babies. Their move follows the government’s rejection last year of a demand for a public inquiry.

These women suffered a terrible injustice and it should not be forgotten or ignored

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from Children | The Guardian https://ift.tt/2sJqg6P

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