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Next Generation Nepal | “earthquake orphans” | Reconnecting Trafficked Children with Their Families

Reconnecting Trafficked Children with Their Families. Next Generation Nepal rebuilds family connections torn apart by child trafficking and helps rural communities become stronger, healthier places to raise their children. SEE: Next Generation Nepal - How We Work NGN Turns 10: A Decade of Rescuing and Reunifying Trafficked Children with their Families With your help, we… Continue reading Next Generation Nepal | “earthquake orphans” | Reconnecting Trafficked Children with Their Families

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Adoptly Adoption App Loses Kickstarter Campaign | Embryo Adoption

The outrage WAS fast concerning this... and it got pulled.... LT Adoptly is a controversial app that simplifies the child adoption process. Kickstarter recently pulled the campaign. Source: Adoptly Adoption App Loses Kickstarter Campaign | Digital Trends This I just heard about... LT Inga adds her story to THE ATLANTIC's  long-running adoption series: I wanted… Continue reading Adoptly Adoption App Loses Kickstarter Campaign | Embryo Adoption

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Korean Adoptee Adam Crapser To Be Deported

The Adoptee Rights Campaign reported October 25 that 40-year-old Adam Crapser, adopted from Korea when he was three years old, will be deported. In a nutshell, this is why: When Adam was adopted, the U.S. government did not provide automatic citizenship to internationally adopted children. Adam’s adoptive parents never got him U.S. citizenship.  A federal… Continue reading Korean Adoptee Adam Crapser To Be Deported

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Child trafficking: what are we really talking about?

Viviene Cree 20 October 2015 The moral panic over child trafficking detracts from important questions about children and childhood, the state, and immigration. We worry about child trafficking, but what exactly is it?  Child trafficking generates great anxiety amongst professionals, parents, and the general public. It is simply an abhorrent idea: how could adults buy… Continue reading Child trafficking: what are we really talking about?

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Adoption file reveals more about Homer G. Phillips stolen baby mystery

SEE VIDEO AT LINK BELOW ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – An adoption file that could answer many questions concerning allegations that babies were stolen and then sold at the old Homer G. Phillips Hospital has been released. One attorney calls what’s inside this file, evidence of a cover up. He and his client say there… Continue reading Adoption file reveals more about Homer G. Phillips stolen baby mystery

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Adoptee-Abductee Reunites with Mom 41 Years After He Was Taken as a Baby

Nelly Reyes and Travis Tolliver By Tara Fowler | @waterfowlerta | 05/26/2015 Travis Tolliver burst into tears as he held his biological mother Nelly Reyes for the first time – 41 years after they'd last laid eyes on each other. "I don't know how I feel," he told CNN after reuniting with his mom at… Continue reading Adoptee-Abductee Reunites with Mom 41 Years After He Was Taken as a Baby

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Egg Donation: the newest form of human trafficking

Bioethics @ TIU Posted March 14th, 2015 by Sarah Sawicki Two weeks ago, I wrote about the troubling lack of informed consent for egg donation. Many women are completely unaware of the risks and side effects of the procedure. But what seems to be the bigger, underlying problem is that there is a lack of… Continue reading Egg Donation: the newest form of human trafficking

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Torn from their mothers’ arms #HumanTrafficking

POUND PUP LEGACY |  Submitted by Kerry on Wed, 2015-03-25 See also: Great British Shame NSW apologises for forced adoptions UK to 'apologise' to 'Orphans of Empire’ Australian church apologies to child migrants United Church of Canada to hold mirror to its role in forced adoptions as families push for national inquiry 'Our babies were… Continue reading Torn from their mothers’ arms #HumanTrafficking

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Headlines: trafficking, adoption, Indian Child Welfare

House Passes Bill To Prevent Sex Trafficking, Strengthen Vulnerable Children and Families Posted on July 29, 2014 On Wednesday, July 23, 2014, the House of Representatives unanimously approved H.R. 4980, the “Preventing Sex Trafficking and Strengthening Families Act.” This bipartisan, bicameral bill reflects agreements reached between House and Senate leaders on three separate bills designed… Continue reading Headlines: trafficking, adoption, Indian Child Welfare

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Soap offers hope for sex trafficking victims in Metro Detroit

Lauren Abdel-Razzaq The Detroit News The bars of soap with the National Human Trafficking Hotline number distributed by S.O.A. P. on Saturday afternoon, January 11, 2014, at the House of Help Community Center, 23700 Clarita Ave. in Detroit. (Todd McInturf / The Detroit News) When a man she trusted began trafficking out Theresa Flores at… Continue reading Soap offers hope for sex trafficking victims in Metro Detroit

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An interview with Daniel Ibn Zayd

(reposted from American Indian Adoptees) Transracial Eyes logo By Trace/Lara The following interview is with Daniel Ibn Zayd, an adoptee and contributor to a collective of transracial adoptees called TRANSRACIAL EYES. He was kind to answer some questions for me via email. His bio follows this interview. Tell us about you, what you do, where… Continue reading An interview with Daniel Ibn Zayd

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Not Forgive: Why anger is necessary to heal

Published by Beverly Engel, L.M.F.T. in The Compassion Chronicles http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-compassion-chronicles/200803/forgive-or-not-forgive-is-the-question Is forgiveness always necessary, or even possible? Many people believe that forgiveness is necessary if we are to put the past behind us and move on. Twelve-step programs teach the philosophy that we should forgive others because they, like us, were doing the best they… Continue reading Not Forgive: Why anger is necessary to heal

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Polaris Project Releases Report on Human Trafficking Trends in the US

Since 2007, we have worked closely with local partners to help tens of thousands of callers connect with the help and services they need. As a result of the calls, emails, and online tip reports fielded by the hotline over the course of our first five years of operation, the NHTRC maintains one of the most extensive… Continue reading Polaris Project Releases Report on Human Trafficking Trends in the US

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100 Voices for Veronica Brown

Facebook is buzzing with Baby Veronica (Ronnie Brown) updates and talking about her case as human trafficking. If you have a parent who wants to raise his child and an adoption agency who sells that same child and then wins in court and hands the child to strangers then we have sanctioned human trafficking in… Continue reading 100 Voices for Veronica Brown

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Human trafficking: preying on expecting moms

By Lara/Trace At this point in my research into human trafficking, I am looking at the billion dollar adoption industry tactics to convince mothers who are expecting to give up their newborn by using coercion, isolation, promises and careful maneuvers to guarantee the mother is going to go through with the transaction. I call this… Continue reading Human trafficking: preying on expecting moms