Social Affairs, Science and Technology – March 21, 2018

In Committee from the Senate of Canada

Social Affairs, Science and Technology – March 21, 2018

Australian Senator Rachel Siewert discusses the ongoing issues facing forced adoptees in Australia. As part of the committee’s study on Canada’s post-war adoption mandate for unmarried mothers. Senator Siewart, the chair for the Senate of Australia’ Community Affairs Reference Committee for the Forced Adoption Inquiry, also speaks on Australia’s national apology to victims of forced adoption.

Also participating in the study are professors Daryl Higgins (Australian Catholic University) and Veronica Strong-Boag (University of British Columbia). (March 21, 2018)