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Child Migrants by Anna Tatunashvili
Transcript of Child Migrants by Anna Tatunashvili
by Anna Tatunashvili
Introduction to the topic
History began long time ago
Origins and Destinations
Motives and results
1987 establishment of 'Child Migrants Trust' by Margaret Humphreys
Exposure and Apologies
Topic of Presentation:
To outline the scandalous event of Britain's child migration
Aim of the Presentation :
Origins and destinations
Motives and results
''Child migration significant part of care strategy''
The reality of the policy
To remove children from their families
Sending children overseas
Organization of the presentation
Series of slides
Images and Video
Begin happier lives under
National Charities organized child migration
(aged between 3 to 14)
Church of England
The Methodist Church
The Catholic Church
Origins go back to 1618's
Largest migration in 1970's
migration of over 130.000 children from UK to other countries
130.000 children migrated from
The United Kingdom
In the post war era almost 3000 children were shipped to Australia
2000 children migrated to New Zealand fom the United Kingdom
Zimbabwe (Rhodesia) received combined total of 1000 child migrants
3000 children migrated to Canada
Children as a source of cheap labour
Aim to boost Australia's post war population
Formation of 'White Elite' in Zimbabwe (Rhodesia)
Racial unity of British Empire
Children separated from their siblings and family
Chance for children to start a new lives
Make a clean start
Live happier lives under the Commonwealth
Philip Bean and Joy Melville 1989 'Lost Children of the Empire'
David Hill 2008 'The Forgotten Children'
Joy Melville 1989
'Lost Children of the Empire'