Human rights lawyers and distressed parents across the country have urged the Indian Government not to give in to US …
“The reckless destruction of American families in pursuit of the goal of protecting children is as serious a problem as the failure to protect children,”
Suranya Aiyar, a New Delhi-based lawyer, who has been working on a pro bono basis with families facing child protection …
Legal experts, doctors, and investigative journalists alleged that the US child protection agencies were biased and used flawed techniques to detect abuse.
This is a book by Professor Deborah Tuerkheimer which can be bought here “The emergence of Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS) presents …
A wide ranging study arguing for a more humane approach to parents by the care system in First World countries.
Published in 2015. Interesting background reading on how the US child protection system operates.
“parents typically meet their attorneys for the first time in the courthouse immediately before or just following their initial removal hearing. In all likelihood, the attorney who claims to represent them was appointed (and will be paid) by the same court that authorised the children’s removal.”
“states should develop error-correction bodies to identify past errors that have resulted in wrongful convictions of people accused of shaking a child.”
US experts question the theory of Shaken Baby Syndrome, 2016.