Radio report: Illegally adopted Brazilians search for their roots
Since the 1970’s, many children from developing countries have been adopted by people from abroad, some of them illegally. In Brazil, foreign adoptions peaked in the 1980s. Those babies are now adults, and many are trying to find their biological families in Brazil.
Radio reporter Katy Sherriff accompanied Louisa on her quest to discover her Brazilian origins with the help of NGO Brazil Baby Affair.
Listen to the recorded radio broadcast in English here.