Statistics from Different Countries
All that is wrong with the way children are removed from their parents by US state agencies acting for their supposed "protection".
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…
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…
A study of UNICEF’s biased and false claims about Indian parents
Police ignore judge’s order, to help Latvian family escape British social workers by Christopher Booker, The Telegraph, 2015
"Over the past three years, mounting alarm has been expressed by the Council of Europe, the European Parliament and various eastern European governments at the readiness of Britain’s social workers to seize an ever-growing number of children from foreign parents working in the UK for what they consider to be wholly misguided reasons."
An article with some recent statistics on UK CPS and some history on their child laws.
The depths of Britain’s ‘worst ever’ child care crisis by Christopher Booker, The Telegraph, Sept. 2016
Some statistics-Lord Justice James Munby
'Why is this happening – and what can be done?" Includes some latest statistics.
Birth Parents and the Collateral Consequences of Court-ordered Child Removal: Towards a Comprehensive Framework by Karen Broadhurst and Claire Maison, 2017
A wide ranging study arguing for a more humane approach to parents by the care system in First World countries.
Latest data - relentless rise in children taken into care - suggestions for further research
"Most people would be startled to learn how much of the child protection sector is now dominated by a handful of companies, most of them run by ex-social workers. These companies are paid huge sums by local authorities to make their fostering arrangements."
Children stolen by the state, needlessly causing utter misery in one of Britain’s most disturbing scandals by Christohper Booker, Daily Mail, 2012
"the social workers cite vague reasons based on opinion rather than testable evidence — they use terms such as ‘emotional abuse’ the use of which has soared by 70 per cent."
Reported statistics on children in the UK care system. Express UK, 2011.