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Australia adoption law sparks 'stolen generation' fears
Australia adoption law sparks 'stolen generation' fears
A new Australian law that will allow children to be adopted from foster care without their birth parents' consent could create a new "stolen...
Doctor found guilty but not convicted in Spain 'stolen baby' case
Doctor found guilty but not convicted in Spain 'stolen baby' case
A Spanish court found an 85-year-old former doctor guilty Monday of taking a newborn away from her mother under the Franco dictatorship but...
Spain's first 'stolen babies' case comes to trial
Spain's first 'stolen babies' case comes to trial
A former doctor will go on trial on Tuesday in Madrid for allegedly stealing a newborn baby from her mother and giving her to another woman, a...
Donor sperm and eggs: How much should a child know?
Donor sperm and eggs: How much should a child know?
Should a donor-conceived child have the right to know the identity of his or her sperm or egg donor? The South African Law Reform Commission is...
South Africa needs legislated daddy time
South Africa needs legislated daddy time
In 2011, Douglas Newman-Valentine, a 28-year-old ­nursing lecturer, and his husband,­Marlow, adopted a baby girl — and, as is usual for any...
White man, you're on your own
White man, you're on your own
A year ago, I knocked myself out in a fall. Afterwards, I looked exactly like a battered woman: black eyes, missing teeth, split lips. In this...
Transracial adoption: Loving gift or theft of culture?
Transracial adoption: Loving gift or theft of culture?
Sometime in the 1960s, South African photographer Ernest Cole snapped an evocative shot of a black domestic worker holding a white infant on a park...
Putin to ban gay couples from adopting Russian children
Putin to ban gay couples from adopting Russian children
Putin said in April that a French law allowing...
Australia to apologise for forced adoptions
Australia to apologise for forced adoptions
The government announced this decision on Wednesday.
Deep Read: For orphaned babies, time is always running out
Deep Read: For orphaned babies, time is always running out
When Dineo* was a few weeks old, her mother left her with a hawker at a market, and never returned.
Moratorium on US adoption of Russian children
Moratorium on US adoption of Russian children
Russia signalled on Saturday that it could soon slap a moratorium on US adoptions of local children despite the signing of an agreement on the...

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