Schlagwort: Barnevernet

Breastfeeding not allowed? The case of Amy J.

Amy J. with B. Korf

Amy J. is an American citizen who lives in Norway. In July 2013 her worst nightmare began. Without any warning, the Norwegian Child Welfare Services known as ‚Barnevernet‘ accompanied by police knocked at her door, saying that her… Read More

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

Nadia & Caspian

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 and Caspian’s fight for freedom (Part 1)

Nadia & Caspian

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