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Investigation into NI's mother and baby homes to examine trafficking of children across the border

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The research report on Mother and Baby Homes and Magdalene laundries in Northern Ireland was published at Stormont last week (Liam McBurney/PA)

The research report on Mother and Baby Homes and Magdalene laundries in Northern Ireland was published at Stormont last week (Liam McBurney/PA)

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The research report on Mother and Baby Homes and Magdalene laundries in Northern Ireland was published at Stormont last week (Liam McBurney/PA)

A new independent investigation into Northern Ireland's mother and baby homes and Magdalene Laundries announced last week is expected to look at the trafficking of children across the border.

A research report found at least 10,640 women and girls entered mother and baby homes in Northern Ireland between 1922 and 1990, with 11pc of them being moved to the Republic.


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