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    a box where where people can leave unwanted babies, who are then cared for by the authorities

    The United Nations is increasingly concerned at the spread in Europe of "baby boxes" where infants can be secretly abandoned by parents, warning that the practice "contravenes the right of the child to be known and cared for by his or her parents".

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 11/06/2012
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