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Stolen at Birth: The Painful Legacy of Australia’s Forced Adoption Policy

The institutionalized theft of babies from unwed mothers-to-be began in the aftermath of WWII, when it was considered the ideal solution to two pressing social issues: married couples unable to conceive, and the unpalatable number of single women giving birth … Continue reading

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Absolutely shocking. Inhumane, this is genocide. Slowly destroying an entire race of people. Australia has no right to accuse any other country of human rights violations. There are more children being taken from their families than at the height of the stolen generations – supposedly for their safety – what bs. You cannot tell me children are removed from their families for their safety or protection. The stolen generations suffered enormous physical emotional and sexual abuse after being removed “for their benefit” – well documented – now we can see on 4 corners how they are treated in 2016 when removed from their families. Child protection workers who break up families and those nazi guards depicted on 4 corners tonight should all be incarcerated.FB POSTS

Dr. Christine A. Cole

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PM Malcolm Turnbull’s push for adoption: Adoption Awareness Week

PRIME Minister Malcolm Turnbull has called for adoption reform to tackle the plight of 50,000 vulnerable Australian children living in foster families who face the prospect of never growing up in a permanent home.   http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/news/nsw/pm-malcolm-turnbulls-push-for-adoption-reform-to-help-foster-children-find-permanent-homes/story-fni0cx12-1227589474145?sv=fb00f15ab3449eb657afd9362cde5670 Financially incentivising the care … Continue reading

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The bond between grandparents and grandchildren

The above was a recent post on Facebook to which I could not help responding:   If only it was true that the bond between grandparents and grandchildren can never be broken – some parents for all sorts of reasons … Continue reading

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Adoption needs overhaul or abandoning say people adopted as children

http://www.abc.net.au/7.30/content/2015/s4249194.htm The ABC’s 7.30 Report last night aired several adoptees speaking out against adoption.  They were supported by former Family Court Judge: Professor Nahum Mushin. The long term mental health damage that adoptees suffer from being separated from their mothers … Continue reading

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Commercial Surrogacy: Womb exploitation and baby commodification

A member of the Alliance wrote a letter to the Editor of the Sydney Morning Herald which was not published – because of the important issues it raises I have published it on the Blog … Dr. Christine A. Cole To: … Continue reading

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Coroners finding support pro adoption lobby agenda

http://indaily.com.au/news/2015/04/09/chloe-inquest-scathing-coroner-calls-for-massive-legal-overhaul/ The above article details a case of child abuse that was reported, but shockingly nothing was done to protect the child.  The Coroner blamed a “family preservation” ethic within SA Child Protection as the cause of the child’s death.  A conclusion that  is … Continue reading

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A White Stolen Generation? Comments published on Mamamia Blog

 I selected a sample of comments that reflect the hurt, damage or mindset of those affected as opposed to those who benefit from Forced Adoption.  They are up on the Mamamia Blog and follow a short article on Forced Adoption and the current exhibition  … Continue reading

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My Talk: Event to commemorate the passage of a motion for memorial and recognition day of NSW Forced Adoption Apology

Below is the talk I presented at a forum organised by Jan Barham (MLC) Greens primarily to educate her parliamentarian colleagues about the issue of past Forced Adoption.  This was a direct outcome of the successful passage of her motion … Continue reading

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Reproductive slavery: Australia puts children at risk by ‘freeing up’ the adoption market

The on-line publication: The Conversation, features an article authored by Professors Fronek, Cuthbert and Keyes.  The article raises concerns about  a conflict of interest amongst those influencing  intercountry adoption policy and legislation.  Adoptive parents, particularly high profiles, such as Hugh Jackman and Deborra-lee Furness, have the ear of … Continue reading

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