In South Korea, young mothers are pressured into giving up babies for adoption, documentary shows

Bringing her camera to a home for unwed mothers on South Korea’s Jeju island, Sun Hee Engelstoft anticipated an empowering story about young women keeping their babies.Instead, she ended up with a raw and unsettling documentary about how a deeply conservative sexual culture, loose birth registration laws and a largely privatised adoption system continue to pressure and shame single mothers into relinquishing their children for adoption.The shock and grief of mother-child separations and intense…

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