The scandal over immigrant children in the USA is part of much deeper problem of over-broad and poorly regulated powers of seizure and custody of children given to state agencies in Western countries. The US government has responded to the migrant children situation by piggy-backing on a system already in place of easy child confiscation by state agencies that is wide open to abuse.
Global child rights discourse often turns the spotlight on how children are treated – historically and in present times – in the Third World. But it is also educational to turn the gaze around to study the treatment of children down the ages in the West. In this article we look at the child in Imperial Britain, Germany (Prussia) and France – the three dominant powers of Europe of the time.
Parents in the world’s leading welfare states are increasingly facing disagreement, hostility and suspicion from public services over their children’s medical treatment.
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This article startlingly anticipates the bizarre and tragic drama that unfolded in April 2018 in Britain in the case of Baby Alfie Evans. It would appear that children as state property has an ancient legacy in Europe.
Liberals have to face the fact that some of their pet doctrines and big state projects have proven to be mistaken, or atleast need a thorough rethink.
A case for abandoning utopian communitarian ideals in child welfare for a balanced approach that gives due consideration to family and love in child-raising.
A systematic miscarriage of justice entrenched within the legal system over many years.
Not only has the child protection industry been ignoring the culture of abuse of children outside the home, they have been guilty of molesting children themselves. What this does tell us is that the child protection industry has not been under sufficient scrutiny to keep to any standards – whether in the character of the people it hires, or in the quality of the work being done.
Watch this for a step-by-step account of how the UK courts allowed two innocent Indian children to be put up …