Disability, domestic violence a ‘catch 22’ as Indigenous children removed from mothers, royal commission hears

Babies are being removed at birth from First Nations mothers living with disabilities, the disability royal commission has heard. Giving evidence in Brisbane, Ms Schwartz said she had witnessed the removal of Indigenous babies first hand. “I would call it a heinous practice,” she said.

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Topics:
Disability Royal Commission, Legal, Corrections, Justice System, Parents, Families, Children

Author:
Nas Campanella

Source:
ABC News

Date published:
Wed 25th Nov, 2020