UN Investigates ‘Parental Alienation’ Theory
The UN announced a consultation into the issues surrounding ‘parental alienation’ allegations in children’s proceedings in family court. Victims of abuse are five times more likely to be accused of ‘parental alienation’ in family court. The impacts on survivors of domestic abuse are profound. You can read the report based on Paramily’s submission to the…
Gardner’s Legacy: Misogyny, Antisemitism, and Courtroom Quackery
Gardner hypothesized that western outrage and punitive approaches towards paedophilia was due to a Jewish conspiracy which caused hysteria in mothers and the state. Unsurprisingly, this recently compelled Italy’s supreme court to prohibit ‘parental alienation theory,’ branding it ‘unscientific Nazi theory’.
Victim Ordered To Pay Rapists Bills
Today, a disturbing case where a victim of multiple rapes was ordered by a judge to pay her rapist’s bills was revealed by @YahooNewsUK. Society must send a clear message to judges that rape victims should never be ordered to financially subsidise their rapists. Rather than protecting the victim, the court is abusing them all…
The Malignant Pseudo Science of Parental Alienation
The tragic irony is that it is worse to accuse than to abuse because many judges, attorneys, and psychologists believe in the notion of ‘parental alienation’ as explaining most abuse allegations. The perverse consequence of this is that evidence of real abuse is discredited even before it is properly investigated.
UK Abuse Victims ‘Effectively Criminalised’
The next time you tell someone who’s going through abuse to stop contact with the person who is harming them or ask them to report it – know that those things could now be part of a criminal offence.
State Sanctioned Abuse and the Enforced Removal of Children
It’s difficult to forget the harrowing screams of children and mothers torn apart from each other. That the state can do this without just cause is a truth that needs to be widely known. The establishment deserves to feel a shockwave, because this film is a public wake-up call to a brutal reality.
Britney Spears Testimony ‘eerily familiar’ for Victims in Family Court
It appears that by controlling Britney’s contact with her children, her father behaved like every other coercive controller out there who has access to children. Victims in family court know only too well this pattern, where an abuser will utilize any leverage they can, even if that happens to be their own children. “Anything that…
Parental Alienation Discredited as Unscientific ‘Nazi Theory’
Spain and Italy heard how judicial and social work interpretation of legislation were clouded by prejudices and stereotypes. This poor understanding has led to an explosion in the use of misogynistic narratives like parental alienation; otherwise known as ‘malevolent mother syndrome’ or ‘implacable hostility’ in custody disputes, with chilling outcomes for children.
Tories U-Turn on Domestic Abuse
The Bill was truly taking shape to be a giant leap forward for victims. Until it arrived in the House of Commons on 15th April 2021, and everything good in the Bill, was callously rejected.
Briefing Statement on the House of Lords Committee
Domestic abuse survivors with children (referred to within this briefing statement as ‘survivor families’) have grave concerns about the consequences of the inclusion of parental alienation within the definition of domestic abuse.