A heartrending story of parents seeking to get back children snatched from them and then sent for adoption abroad.
Fourteen years now, Nagarani had been trying to get back her son – stolen and then sent for adoption abroad – without any luck.
“Long years have gone by. It seems we are losing our fight. I doubt if I shall ever get back my son,” she says in between uncontrollable sobs, squatting in her tin-roofed ramshackle shack.
Nagarani’s frustrating quest is shared by many other Indian parents, whose children were stolen by child traffickers and then sold into adoption in foreign countries.” Read the full story, here.
“Nearly 90% of the estimated 143 million children in orphanages worldwide are not orphans at all. They are systematically bought, coerced, and stolen away from their birth families. The adoption industry is a huge market driven by money where orphans are ‘manufactured’.
Published on Nov 7, 2016
Starting with adoptive families in the U.S., Hedayat examines the global adoption market, whose corrupt tactics can lead to cruel child trafficking.
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