Author Archives: Pieter Tromp MSc (PEF - president)

About Pieter Tromp MSc (PEF - president)

Pieter Tromp MSc is president of the European NGO 'Platform for European Fathers' (PEF) and chairman of the Dutch NGO Father Knowledge Centre (Vader Kennis Centrum) Email:

Statistical analysis of 2015 Hague Convention applications on International Child Abduction – Summary provisional global report

A statistical analysis of applications made in 2015 under the Hague Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction — Summary of global report (Part 1) Hague Convention Preliminary Procedural Document No 11 A of … Continue reading

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Co-parents happier than single parents and non-resident parents (research)

Are Parents with Shared Residence Happier ? Children’s Post-divorce Residence Arrangements and Parents’ Life Satisfaction Source: Stockholm Research Reports in Demography 2015: 17 Franciëlla van der Heijden, Utrecht University Michael Gähler, SOFI, Stockholm University Juho Härkönen, Department of Sociology, Stockholm … Continue reading

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Fifty moves a year: is there an association between joint physical custody and psychosomatic problems in children?

Fifty moves a year: is there an association between joint physical custody and psychosomatic problems ? Authors: Malin Bergström, [1] Emma Fransson, [1] Bitte Modin, [1] Marie Berlin, [2 & 3] Per A Gustafsson, [4] Anders Hjern [1 & 5] … Continue reading

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The Fatherless Society: Literature- and Fieldstudy (Barbara Kleinschuster-Moser, 2015)

“THE FATHERLESS SOCIETY” A DIPLOMA THESIS by Barbara Kleinschuster- Moser.  Die vaterlose Gesellschaft: Literatur- und Feldstudie (PDF-download, Barbara Kleinschuster-Moser, Diplomarbeit, 09.02.2015) This German language diploma thesis was produced in Austria during an instruction course to become a qualified social education … Continue reading

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International Men’s Day, Wednesday 19 November 2014

THEME 2014: WORKING TOGETHER FOR MEN AND BOYS, FATHERS AND SONS International Men’s Day, Wednesday 19 November 2014 Working Together for Men and Boys, Fathers and Sons: Positive Male Role Models Objectives of International Men’s Day include a focus on … Continue reading

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EU Cross-Border Custody Helpline

The Platform for European Fathers (PEF) starts a new information and advice service for European parents struggling with EU cross-border custody and access issues. When your partner has left you and has taken the children without your consent to another … Continue reading

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[Bulgaria/Romania] Cross-border custody case of Bulgarian father Sevdalin Chandarov and daughter Jasmina

Father protest monday morning September 29, 2014 (at 9:30 hours) in Sofia at the Bulgarian Supreme Judicial Council building (at Ul. Exarch Joseph 12) Bulgaria, Press Release Association “Childhood And Dad” Phone: 088 8604515 Contact Person: Pancho Malezanov Chairman of … Continue reading

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