Category: ACT in the news

Tiny reminders of rape: Rohingya mothers cradle the unwanted

FULL STORY: visit 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: 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 »

Adopted Indian girl returns home after abuse from Swedish parents

Source: Sneha Agrawal New Delhi March 31, 2018 Matilda was adopted by a Swedish couple form Delhi orphanage when she was 7. She received abuse and negligence from her parents in Sweden. After staying in foster care, she is back in India to find her real parents. Matilda Gustafsson, who was adopted by a Swedish… Read more »