Schlagwort: Child Welfare System

MANY PEOPLE FEAR NORWAY’S CHILD WELFARE SERVICE

Norwegian human rights advocate Tor Åge Berglid claims that family placements – where children are placed with members of their extended family – just don’t happen. He writes: “Barnevernet only considers shipping children out to strangers and leaving… Read More

NORWAY’S CHILD WELFARE SYSTEM – WORMING ITS WAY OUT OF RULES AND REGULATIONS

In an article titled “Child Welfare”, Øistein Schjønsby, a Norwegian lawyer with thirty years’ experience explains how NCWS tends to worm its way out of existing rules and regulations. He observes that public interest in neglected children and… Read More

NORWAY’S CHANGE FACTORY

Another cause for concern in Norway is the ‘Change Factory’ (“Forandringsfabrikken”), also known in some circles as the ‘Propaganda Factory’. This is a youth program that incorporates foster children, children in the juvenile justice system, and those in… Read More

NORWAY’S HUMANITARIAN CRISIS

On July 26, 2014, Norwegian child psychologist Einar C. Salvesen was interviewed by Jolanta Miškinytė, a journalist from Lithuania. Miškinytė was writing about a specific case (N.N.) in Norway, where a child had been taken away from the… Read More

MOTHER FLED NORWAY TO SAVE FOURTH CHILD

This is an open letter to the Norwegian minister for children, Linda Hofstad Helleland, from a Norwegian mother who had to leave Norway to save her fourth child: FRIDAY 7 DECEMBER 2018. Dear Linda Hofstad Helleland, I’m an… Read More

A NEW FORM OF TERROR IN NORWAY

In 2016, Björn Korf, a Christian radio station manager at ERF Vienna, interviewed a former Norwegian headmistress who worked at a public school in Norway. For fear of further persecution, she has decided to remain anonymous. Here is… Read More

CHILDREN TAKEN INTO NORWAY’S CHILD WELFARE SYSTEM SUFFER SEVERELY

Author, anthropologist and historian Yngve Nedrebø is division executive for the regional State Archives in Bergen (Statsarkivet i Bergen), which holds twenty-five kilometres of public archive material on its shelves. The following commentary written by Nedrebø analyses and… Read More

UNDER SURVEILLANCE

MEP Tomáš Zdechovský tells the tragic story of a baby who was ripped from her parents’ loving arms. To their pure delight, Maxine was born to the Ladická family in January 2015. But their joy sadly did not… Read More

Strasbourg is facing another application against Norway

The Norwegian authorities refused to return a child to a Slovak family. Prague / Bratislava / Lillehammer, June 22, 2018: The Slovak/Norwegian Ladická family, from whom the Barnevern took away their breastfed baby Maxine three years ago for… Read More

IGNORANCE ISN’T BLISS – IT’S TERRIFYING

Margaret Hennum, a Norwegian paediatric nurse at a neonatal intensive care unit writes: “Norwegians are concerned about human rights violations; those that happen far away from here, where those responsible are people we do not know. Amnesty Norway… Read More