Category: The Netherlands

Source: TROUW (5 Mei 2020) (written by Metka Hagen) It is estimated that more than 20,000 Chilean babies have been stolen and illegally adopted in Europe, including the Netherlands. They now demand justice. Busy and gesticulating, Constanza del Río sits in an improvised and hot office in the Chilean capital of Santiago. Her organization Nos […]

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Tweede Kamer der Staten-Generaal Samenvatting van het Algemeen Overleg van de “vaste commissie voor Justitie en Veiligheid”: Personen- en Familierecht datum: 11 December 2019 tijd: 10.00u – 13.00u Tijdens deze sessie hebben hierna genoemde kamerleden verschillende agendapunten behandeld waaronder het “Instellingsbesluit Commissie Onderzoek interlandelijke adoptie in het verleden” Bewindspersoon: S. Dekker, minister voor Rechtsbescherming in […]

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This year, there has been a lot of background work in The Netherlands to bring attention to Dutch government “ The ministry of Justice and Security” about illegal adoption. Together with other adoptee organizations from other country’s, such as Columbia , Indonesia, Brazil, Nepal and amongst others, we have been able to achieve a fair […]

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“A new milestone in collaboration” Since last year April, CAW and Nos Buscamos, two organisations based and founded in Chile, decided to start their first steps towards a collaboration. Both our organisations have common goals; to reunite adoptees with their biological parents in Chile.  Things have proven to work out extremely well and productive on […]

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Chile’s stolen children: ‘I was tricked into handing over my baby’ By Jane Chambers – Temuco, Chile 26 September 2019 SOURCE:https://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-48929112 Thousands of Chilean children were stolen from their mothers during the military rule of Gen Augusto Pinochet and sent abroad for adoption. A government investigation is looking into how the babies were taken. Sara […]

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Today CAW had a meeting with the Ministry of Justice and the FIOM (a Dutch organisation working for heritage matters among others) in the Netherlands. Objective of this meeting was to give a follow up to the meeting we have had with them about the adoptions and Netherlands as a receiving country of international adoptees. […]

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the Dutch website www.mapuche.nl about our first European Special Event in Amsterdam May 25, 2019Chilean Adoptees Worldwide EU – International ConferenceAmsterdam, The Netherlands CAW (Chilean Adoptees Worldwide Network) is pleased to announce an adoption-event on a European scale for which we like to invite you. Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/events/658265891269562/ Webpage:https://chileanadoptees.org/ This event will take place in Amsterdam on […]

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A photo impression of “Casa Nacional del Niño” located in Providencia, Santiago With Maria currently in Chile we are able to raise even more awareness in the weeks to come. However, it is not the only thing we do.  We were asked by Cecilia Liljedahl from Sweden if we would have the time to go to […]

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