Help Megan Return to Her Mother

Report
DOB 11/04/2012
Adopted without Parental Consent: 13/03/2014
Mother: Ellie Popova – Bulgaria – London
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future emotional harm
mother’s assessment where she was
labelled to have “maladaptive sexual
scripts” by a non PHD expert of
behavioural analysis
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So-called Experts
◦ Professor Jane Ireland
 http://www.ccats.org.uk/images/Expert%20Witness.pdf
 At least 20% were not properly qualified.
 At least 20% strayed far beyond their field of experience.
 90% of the reports were written by ‘experts’ who were not
actually engaged in psychological practice.
 65% of the reports were ‘poor’ or ‘very poor’ in quality.
◦ Family courts and how incompetent (but highly paid)
so-called experts are failing children
 http://www.dailymail.co.uk/debate/article-2114616/Familycourts-incompetent-highly-paid-called-experts-failingchildren.html
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Foreigners are being targeted
◦ British parents suffer, too
◦ 1 child every 20 minutes is taken!
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The Vienna Convention on Consular Relations
is being violated routinely
◦ Foreign authorities are NOT being informed
by Social Services
◦ Policy does NOT prescribe informing foreign
authorities
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Foreign authorities don’t know how to join
proceedings
◦ 4% of children in care are adopted
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Mind the gap:
◦ Between Rules and Realities
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It’s Policy!
◦ John Hemming MP says so
◦ Austin Mitchell MP has it in writing
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Hence the necessity for EU Policy:
◦ Bridging incompatible legal systems
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Secret Family Courts
◦ No family / media / general public
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No ‘equality of arms’
◦ Local Authorities get their way
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Council of Europe Resolution
EU Charter of Fundamental Rights
EU Convention of Human Rights
Vienna Convention on Consular Relations
UN Convention on Child Rights
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Pressure on UK Government
◦ Commission
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Children Screaming to be Heard
◦ International Workshop to Bridge Incompatible
Legal Systems in the European Economic Area
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Social Media Exposure
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European Court of Child Rights

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