BROADCAST DATE : Oct 28, 2018

Canada’s Muslim Adoption Ban

There are an estimated forty-thousand abandoned children in Pakistan — and Canadian families eager to adopt them. Standing in their way is a federal government policy which makes it impossible to adopt children, not just from Pakistan but from several other Muslim countries too. It began with an abrupt change in policy in 2013 that caught dozens of families off guard. Now some of those children remain languishing in orphanages — all for a perplexing reason.