Not without my Child

Child Welfare Refugees – Not without my Child

Siri (not her real name) has applied for asylum in Poland because she feels persecuted by the Norwegian Child Welfare System (NCWS). Most parents with toddlers will nod with recognition to what is unfolding in the villa outside… Read More

Nadia & Caspian

Nadia and Caspian’s fight for freedom (Part 2)

It seemed to be the perfect happy ending for Nadia and her sweet little son Caspian. Caspian was taken by Norway’s Child Welfare System, barnevernet, in June of 2016. With the help of a good lawyer, international pressure,… Read More

Nadia & Caspian

Nadia and Caspian’s fight for freedom (Part 1)

Nadia’s first encounter with Norway’s Child Welfare System, barnevernet, was when she was 13 years old. Nadia was forcefully removed from school, separated from her siblings, put into an institution, which sadly didn’t help her but in fact,… Read More