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Sep 11 25 tweets 9 min read
In the first of our campaign goals, we call upon government @AlexChalkChelt to prohibit the use of 'parental alienation' and all related pseudo-concepts in #familycourt. Here's why and how you can help 🧵 Image So-called 'parental alienation' was made famous by a discredited psychiatrist called Dr Richard Gardner. Gardner believed 'pedophilia also serves pro-creative purposes' Gardner, R.A. (1992) True and False Accusations of Child Sex Abuse:…
Feb 20 13 tweets 4 min read
🧵21 facts on how women's rights are being curtailed across the Globe.
1. #Train services in UK plan to remove guards and ticket officers - endangering women, especially disabled women.
2. A women is killed every 3 days in the UK, every 5 hours globally for women and girls. 3. In #familycourt women are silenced, their abuse is ignored via the weapon of control allegations of 'parental alienation' - resulting in stolen children. See our pinned tweet.
Oct 1, 2022 12 tweets 6 min read
A 🧵 on '#ParentalAlienation' in #familycourt.
PA advocates claim there is an abundance of credible research, there is no shortage of research that's true, of highly questionable studies with no control groups, no objective clinical selection criteria and no systematic consideration of other reasons a child may reject a parent (see Milchman, Mercer and Drew, Barnett, Meier etc). The studies are 'methodologically weak', non random and not generalizable, unlike the ONLY study on FC outcomes by Meier, which found PA is highly gendered,