Spain: 15 month old taken from mother because she refused to forcibly wean

A Moroccan mother, known as Habiba, is living a nightmare in Spain. Because she was in a difficult financial situation, Habiba had moved into a women's shelter in Madrid with her 15 month old daughter. The shelter is run by the Instituto Madrileño del Menor y la Familia (IMMF), which is responsible for the welfare of children and for promoting policies that protect families. According to an article by Jesusa Ricoy Olariaga, Habiba's daughter was taken away without her consent on May 31, 2011 because she refused to forcibly wean her baby

 

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Tags: breastfeeding, immf, madrid, rights, spain, weaning, womens

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Sign the petition!!
http://www.change.org/petitions/worldwide-mothers-support-habiba-im...

Help reunite Habiba and her daughter. This story is outrageous!!
Check here for local events
www.Facebook.com/WeAreAllHabiba
We held worldwide protests last Wed., I believe more ate planned
There are addresses and contacts for the Spanish Embassies plus sample letters and flyers to pass out.
I hope the petition works.......Please sign this everyone.
We did it!! Alma is Back with Habiba!! Th facebook page has all the details =D http://www.facebook.com/#!/WeAreAllHabiba

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