➡ From Child Welfare Information Gateway NJ:
United Kingdom: ‘They were taken from you, and you didn’t have a choice’: Women forced to give up their children after pressure from Catholic Church speak out as Archbishop finally apologizes for adoptions scandal
Daily Mail – November 02, 2016
The head of the Catholic church in Britain has apologized for the adoption scandal following the Second World War, when young unmarried mothers were pressured into handing over their babies. More than 500,000 women had a child adopted in the three decades after the war.