Category: England & Wales
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…
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.
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.
Elite Judges Under Attack for Abuse Scandal
Revealed: 91% kids disclosing abuse are ignored by professionals. The Ministry of Justice, stands by judges in justice scandal that has caused child murders in the UK and worldwide.
Injustice has Side Effects
Suzanne (not her real name) left her husband due to Domestic Abuse. She engaged with services who helped her move with the children to a place of safety. The children settled well at school and things were starting to look up. The Family Court papers arrived, but she managed to get some legal aid and…
Family Court Domestic Abuse Crisis: Charities Call for Recourse
Leading charities, organisations, academics, activists, and campaigners have backed the campaign’s call for justice, including Welsh Women’s Aid, Safelives, Paladin, White Ribbon and many more.
Family Court – The Land that Time Forgot
Caroline was a vibrant, talented woman who spoke her mind. A successful author, she married a well-connected man and they seemed to have the world at their feet. They went on to have three children, all boys. Caroline was a devoted mother. Her husband was a well-respected man in politics and law. But Caroline and…