An apology to forced adoption birth mothers: it’s about time

(Article by Patricia Fronek and Denise Cuthbert originally published on the 25th June 2012 in The Conversation)

The trauma of women forced to give up their children will finally be recognised. .Andi.

The trauma of women forced to give up their children will finally be recognised. .Andi.

 

national apology to Australian mothers who experienced forced adoptions was announced by Attorney General Nicola Roxon last weekend.

This apology will follow those made to the Stolen GenerationsForgotten Australians and Lost Innocents. Overseas birth mothers affected by forced adoptions should also be on our radar.

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