Women forced to give up babes demand action

Forced adoptions in the UK took place in the 50s, 60s, 70s

A group of women forced to give up their babies for adoption in Scotland say the words in an official apology made one year ago ‘lose their worth every day’ unless they are backed up with real action.

Campaigners have written to MSPs, highlighting the ongoing difficulties faced by people searching for answers about their relatives.

The Scottish Government say addressing the harms caused by historic adoption practices remains a priority.

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