More babies were born in the United States in 2007 than any year in the nation’s history, topping the peak during the baby boom 50 years earlier, federal researchers reported.

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Greensburg Daily News
Mass grave causes horror and necessary shock
Greensburg Daily News
A 1944 government inspection of this hellhole recorded evidence of malnutrition among some of the then 271 children living with 61 of their unwed mothers. The death records cite various sicknesses, diseases, deformities and premature births as causes.



IrishCentral
Ireland's forgotten diaspora - banished unwed mothers and adopted babies
IrishCentral
Children at the former St. Patrick's Home for Mothers and Babies in Tuam, Co. GalwayConnacht Tribune. Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny visited the US last week for what many in Ireland see as his farewell, St. Patrick's Day tour. But by traveling to ...

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Free Malaysia Today
Caning 100 times unwed mothers akin to forcing abortions, says MCA
Free Malaysia Today
MCA vice-president Chew Mei Fun today said Nik Mazian had overlooked the risk of injury to the unwed mothers he proposed to cane as well as to the babies they carried. ?Can a pregnant woman withstand the brutal effects of caning, especially 100 lashes?

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Maggie Wilkinson: Calling for an Inquiry into forced adoptions during the 50's-80's
Newstalk ZB
Larry Williams talks to Maggie Wilkinson, who is petitioning for an inquiry into the forced adoption of babies born to unwed mothers from the 1950's to the 1980's. Wilkinson experienced this first-hand after her daughter was taken from her following ...

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Radio New Zealand
Call for inquiry into forced adoption
Radio New Zealand
Ms Wilkinson gave birth at the age of 19 in 1964 at St Mary's home for unwed mothers, run by the Anglican Church in ?t?huhu, and her baby was adopted out. She said she had met a number of other women who also had their babies taken and together they ...

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Taranaki Daily News
Investigate forced adoption, mothers plead
Taranaki Daily News
In 2013, in Australia, former Prime Minister Julia Gillard delivered a historic national apology in Parliament to the thousands of unwed mothers who were forced by government policies to give up their babies for adoption over several decades. Wilkinson ...

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'Before I die I want a little bit of justice': call for forced adoption inquiry and apology
New Zealand Herald
Maggie Wilkinson was 20 when she gave birth at St Mary's home for unwed mothers in Auckland's Otahuhu. Before the birth Wilkinson told staff at the home, run by the Anglican Church, that she wanted to keep her child. Instead, her daughter was ...

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Sharonherald
'Forgotten' Corry hospital served unwed mothers
Sharonherald
APSisters Susie Armstrong, 83, and Shirley Clark, 88, of Stonoboro hold a photo of themselves with their mother, Grace Vath, seated. The sisters have been searching for their older brother, who may have been born at the Veil Maternity Hospital in Corry ...



Foreign couple arrested in UAE for unwed sex is released
Herald-Whig
The 2013 trial of a Norwegian woman who reported being raped in Dubai sparked international outrage after she was sentenced to 16 months behind bars on charges of unwed sex and alcohol offenses. She was soon pardoned and allowed to leave the ...

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Foreign couple arrested in UAE for unwed sex is released
New Jersey Herald
The 2013 trial of a Norwegian woman who reported being raped in Dubai sparked international outrage after she was sentenced to 16 months behind bars on charges of unwed sex and alcohol offenses. She was soon pardoned and allowed to leave the ...

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