Facts

  1. UNICEF’s Child Wellbeing Report (published 2007) showed that the countries who promoted Shared Residence came top of their welfare studies, these countries include USA, The Netherlands, Finland, Sweden, France and Belgium
  2. A Child’s Rights and the UK Government’s Responsibilities
    Article 18 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, to which the UK is a signatory, states:
    ‘States Parties shall use their best efforts to ensure recognition of the principle that both parents have common responsibilities for the upbringing and development of the child.’
  3. A Good ChildhoodSearching for Values in a Competitive Age’ – The Children’s Society (2009)
    Based on the experiences of 30,000 children, the research found that ‘a child’s performance at secondary school, self-esteem and well being as an adult is linked especially to the father’s input’ and ‘children are 40% more likely to suffer mental health problems when separated from their fathers’ and ‘On average, children are less likely to fail at school or suffer depression the more they see their separated father.’
  4. Over 100,000 children were involved in new family court proceedings in the past year, a shocking statistic hioghlighting the problems in the UK with divorce and separation

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