Schlagwort: Child Welfare

Abducted by the State – The Case of Amy Jakobsen and her son Tyler

Jo Hoffmann & Björn Korf

Amy Jakobsen 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

Human Rights Court concludes: Norway has violated Human Rights in a Child welfare case

Court room

Amazing news! This could be a breakthrough for many children and their families living in Norway. It’s certainly a breakthrough for one family. This morning, it was reported in Norwegian media that the European Human Rights Court concludes… Read More

Norway’s Child Welfare System – Breaking Down Families

It still comes as a shock for many people to find out about the horrendous, ongoing violations of children’s Human Rights, committed every week by Norway’s child welfare system. This is not a new phenomenon in Norway, far… Read More

09 – A look behind the scenes: Norway’s Child Welfare Service

A look behind the Scenes

Marius Reikerås is a Human Rights Expert from Norway and he is deeply concerned how the authorities in his country deal with Child welfare. In this interview he gives us a closer look behind the scenes.