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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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Taking the Purple path

Taking the Purple path Based on an article by Marilyn Barr, Founder / Executive Director National Center on Shaken Baby (NCSBS), Vancouver, British Columbia (Canada) As if the world was not already drowning in acronyms and intoxicated to the point … Continue reading

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Oregon’s homophobic custody lobby

Is Oregon on the cusp on lurching into Homo~phobia ? The history and importance of civil rights in the Americas seems to have gone unnoticed in Oregon. Its state officials are on the cusp of being seduced by a crack-pot … Continue reading

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Shared Physical Custody – Nielsen Analyses 40 Studies

Shared Physical Custody: Summary of 40 Studies on ‘Outcomes’ for Children By Linda Nielsen, Department of Education, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA  2014  Journal of Divorce & Remarriage, 55:614–636, 2014, Copyright © Taylor & Francis Group, LLC, ISSN: … Continue reading

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Homelessness in modern Europe

Homelessness in modern Europe The modern phenomenon of homelessness – in the form of refugees fleeing the Middle East – is not unique within the border of Europe. For generations homelessness – even during peacetime – has existed inside Europe … Continue reading

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Outcomes of Child-Inclusive Mediation

Outcomes of Child-Inclusive Mediation By Dr. Felicity Bell (University of Wollongong, NSW),  Judy Cashmore, Patrick Parkinson, and Dr. Judi Single (Research Fellow) Faculty of Law, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia 1 February 2013 ABSTRACT This article presents the findings of … Continue reading

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Parenting arrangements for young children

Parenting arrangements for young children: Messages from research by Prof. Judy Cashmore and Prof. Patrick Parkinson Faculty of Law, University of Sydney.  Jan 31st 2012 Courts are required on a daily basis to make decisions in disputes about residence and … Continue reading

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Shared parenting in Sweden and elsewhere

Shared parenting in Sweden and elsewhere –  are kids different ? By Dr Malin Bergström Presentation to the 2nd International Conference on Shared Parenting,     Dec 2015. Organised by International Council  for Shared Parenting, Bonn, Germany Data from: Centre for Health … Continue reading

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Shared Custody: evidence it benefits most children

Shared Physical Custody: Does It Benefit Most Children ? By Prof. Linda Nielsen,  Professor of Adolescent and Educational Psychology, Wake Forest University. I.  Introduction One of the most complex and controversial issues in family law and custody legislation is: What … 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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