Category: ACT in the news

Going home is not an option

Source:  http://thepatriot.in BY SHATAKSHI DWIVEDI AND SHAUNAK GHOSH ON NOVEMBER 15, 2018 When a couple opts for adoption, very few consider children with special needs. Foreigners often do. What holds us back? For four long years, Kajal (name changed), has been waiting for some kind couple to come and adopt her. This 11-year-old was abandoned at… Read more »

Tiny reminders of rape: Rohingya mothers cradle the unwanted

FULL STORY: visit  https://edition.cnn.com/2018/08/24 Story and photographs by Julie Zaugg, CNN August 25, 2018 In the camps, rumors of unwanted babies sold to traffickers abound. But no one can name a specific case. “Adoptions are forbidden in Bangladesh, since a child trafficking scandal in the 80s,” explains Arun Dohle, who heads the NGO Against Child Trafficking…. Read more »

Australians could adopt Indian children again, but not everyone is happy about it

Source: https://www.dailytelegraph.com.au Lanai Scarr, News Corp Australia Network August 12, 2018 5:30pm EXCLUSIVE ADOPTIONS from India could start again by Christmas with Minister for Families and Children David Gillespie giving the green light for Australians to once again open their homes to Indian children. News Corp Australia can also reveal initial discussions have begun to allow… Read more »

Roelie Post: La Vie d’un Lanceur d’Alerte

Source: ARGOS  ARGOS – VPRO  5 mai 2018 Traduction par Google Mais d’abord, notre enquête sur un sujet sensible: l’adoption d’un enfant de l’étranger est de plus en plus discutée. Programme d’enquête Zembla a récemment apporté des nouvelles sur les adoptions au Sri Lanka et en avril, le docu drame hollandais Exportbaby a été diffusé – sur la corruption avec… Read more »

Roelie Post, Das Leben eines Whistleblowers

Quelle: ARGOS  ARGOS – VPRO  5. Mai 2018 Google übersetzung Aber zuerst unsere Untersuchung über ein sensibles Thema: Adoption eines Kindes aus dem Ausland wird mehr und mehr diskutiert. Das Untersuchungsprogramm Zembla brachte kürzlich die Nachrichten über Adoptionen aus Sri Lanka und im April wurde das niederländische Doku-Drama “Exportbaby” ausgestrahlt – über die Korruption mit Adoptionen aus… Read more »

Roelie Post: The Life of a Whistle-Blower

Source: ARGOS  ARGOS – VPRO (Independent Dutch Public Broadcaster) Broadcasted on 5 May 2018 English translation from Dutch Roelie Post, Das Leben eines Whistleblowers Roelie Post: La Vie d’un Lanceur d’Alerte But first our investigation about a sensitive subject: adoption of a child from abroad is more and more under discussion. Investigative programme Zembla recently brought… Read more »

Rockie Awards: Manufactured Orphans

ACT is proud to announce that Manufactured Orphans was awarded the Rockie Award for best Digital Non-Fiction Series Manufactured Orphans MCN International Pte Ltd / Channel NewsAsia Singapore The series are based on the full documentary – which can be watched HERE Watch the trailer where with the help of ACT, a Swedish adoptee follows the criminal… Read more »

The life of a whistleblower: Roelie Post

5 May 2018 Source: VPRO Adoption from abroad is increasingly being questioned. The research program Zembla recently paid attention to corruption in adoptions from Sri Lanka, and on television in April was the Dutch documentary drama ‘Exportbaby’, about corruption in adoptions from Uganda. Last year, the Council for Criminal Justice Application and Youth Protection advised to ban… Read more »