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Guardian article on Hague convention

(7 Posts)
EhricLovesTheBhrothers Sun 17-May-15 16:22:09

All of these women made huge but basic mistakes in their judgement but their lives have been pretty much ruined by these mistakes. This is why women are advised to stay in the country they want to raise their children in at all costs.

sakura Sun 17-May-15 16:50:52

Important info here.A catalogue of mothers' suffering. This should be gn compulsory reading for any women who intend to have children with a known father in a foreign country, or who move there.
Reading these tragedies, it seems that going to a sperm bank would be a saner option for women who wish to see the world and have children.

sakura Sun 17-May-15 16:56:55

Particularly interesting was the case where the woman was told that after 6 weeks in New Zealand her children were no longer habitual residents of the UK but that she apparently still was hmm Courts make shit up as they go along to create maximum suffering for mothers. How else can such an inconsistency be explained? One residency rule for children and a completely different one for the mother..

saturnvista Sun 17-May-15 18:49:15

That is absolutely horrific. Is there nothing that can be done to challenge this? It's basically legalising kidnapping.

mistymeanour Sun 17-May-15 19:13:54

I read this at breakfast and was shock. The NZ case was madness - the children were basically there on a visit to see their dad. Heartbreaking.

Yarp Sun 17-May-15 19:34:21

It's absolutely shocking. And absolutely nonsensical

Coyoacan Sun 17-May-15 21:41:36

Whao, just whao. Those poor children and mothers.

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