Great Britain is one of two European countries where “forced adoption” takes place, whereby a child’s biological parents are given no say in the decision. (Scroll down for video)
The alleged motive for the practice is putting the child’s interests first but opponents insist that social workers often abuse their powers simply to meet targets. Many families have been forced to flee the country, just to keep their kids.
RT reports: UK families are fleeing to Ireland as social workers continue to use false allegations and vague definitions of abuse to forcibly remove children from their parents and boost adoption statistics. RT’s documentary crew spoke to several of those families.
The UK is just one of two countries in Europe (the other is Croatia) where adoption without the consent of a child’s biological parents – known as ‘forced adoption’ – is practiced.
Despite international law calling it an emergency measure, “there were over 2,000 children forcibly taken from one family to another” last year, MP John Hemming told RT’s documentary channel (RTD). Every year, some 11,000 children are taken into local authority care without the consent of their parents
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