Category Archives: family courts

Use the law to address coercive control involving interference in the mother-child relationship

I have had a number of emails in the last week from women whose ex-partners are turning their children against them. These emails are in response to a presentation that I gave at the WMSDAC conference in Birmingham last week … Continue reading

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Why are there more Fathers Rights’ Organisations than Mothers?

Originally posted on SHE PROJECT:
I have to get this off my chest. In fact, this is a decade of frustration over my family law case. While I am out of Family Law as are my children, I have had…

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Opposing paradigms in child contact and domestic violence

I came across a neat summary today of the key debates between fathers’ rights groups (FRGs) and men’s rights activists (MRAs) versus DV advocates/feminist researchers in the field of child contact and domestic violence. The messages of FRGs and MRAs … Continue reading

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Will Rebecca Minnock become another mother apart?

The media reports of Rebecca Minnock who has gone into hiding with her son are sure to make chilling reading for mothers living apart from their children. I am wondering what the outcome of this story will be – will … Continue reading

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‘I feel mute’ – a message to the family courts

This post is reblogged from the Maypole Women website as it reflects the experiences of many women who are central to the Mothers Apart Project. Posted on January 10, 2015 by Maypole Women This is a message from a victim … Continue reading

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