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Canada: Sixties Scoop survivors desire ‘appropriate reparations’

Survivors of a Canadian policy that forcibly placed thousands of Indigenous children into foster and adoptive homes decades ago are calling on the government to relaunch a consultation process, after some survivors were excluded from a recent multi-million-dollar settlement. The National Indigenous Survivors of Child Welfare network, an organisation based in Ottawa, said on Friday…


FGM in Sri Lanka: Or no longer it’s never ‘upright a cut’

For decades, female genital mutilation (FGM) has been practiced in Sri Lanka. However, to those outside the practicing communities, this information elicits shock and disbelief. Secrecy about FGM in Sri Lanka is both imposed and internalised. Women who have experienced FGM strongly fear retaliation for speaking out. There is a lack of freedom to discuss,…

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