Catalogue by titles / Baby trafficking in Poland

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ISS/IRC Code NEWS-TRAF EUROPE-004
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Title Baby trafficking in Poland
Author Various
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Date published/issue 00-00-1992
Date received 00-00-0000
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Country concerned POLAND
UNITED STATES
Index Illegality
Sale
Adoption-intercountry
Traffick
Free text Articles from the US press commenting on the traffick in babies from Poland and former Communist countries for adoption mostly in the USA: 1- In Poland, a lucrative market in babies (1992, - The International Herald Tribune); 2- Booming Polish market: blond, blue-eyed babies (1992 The New York Times) - the articles denounce the participation of the Catholic Church in Poland who help unwed pregnant mothers, in exchange for giving up their babies who are later given up for adoption to foreign couples paying large sums of money for them. Included - article from Swedish press on pregnant Polish women traveling to Sweden to give birth and hand over their babies for adoption (1993).

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