SIM Ep 559 Chops 230: Forced adoptions

Diana Defries was just 16 when, like thousands of unmarried mothers in the UK between the 1940s and 1970s, she was forced to give her baby up for adoption. The Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights has recently announced a new inquiry into these practices, and Diana told Jen about her experience, what an inquiry can achieve, and why the women affected - and their children - deserve and need an apology.

Support this show

See for privacy and opt-out information.