Orphaned children are taken by families as an income source or for sexual abuse

23.06.2017, Russia.

People often take children into their families to receive benefits; furthermore, sexual abuse of such children is increasingly common, a spokesperson of the Investigative Committee of Russia, Igor Komissarov, said on June 23, Interfax news agency reports.

“Unfortunately, the fast growth of the number of those willing to adopt a child to raise in their families is often due to the interest in receiving a steady income; for some foster parents this is the only way to earn their living,” the Senior Assistant to the Investigative Committee Director said during a Federation Council round table discussion on the problems of adopted children. Contine reading

Canada to remove children from families defying their “gender identity”

07.06.2017, Canada.

Law-makers in the Canadian province of Ontario have passed a bill [Bill 89, Supporting Children, Youth and Families Act, 2017 – Editor] that empowers authorities to take children away from parents who refuse to recognize the gender identity chosen by their children, the RT channel reports on June 7.

Of the 86 legislators of the province of Ontario, 63 approved the bill.

The new law includes such concepts as “gender identity” and “gender expression” as factors that must be taken into consideration by child protective services “in the interests of the child”. Contine reading

Experts: Russia needs a new Ombudsman, an authorized Commissioner for family affairs!

02.06.2017, Russia.

On June 1, a press conference was held, where the topic was Anna Kuznetsova’s activity as the Children’s Ombudswoman. During the press conference, experts, heads of parents’ and human rights organizations stated that Russia does not need a Presidential Children’s Rights Commissioner, but rather a Family Affairs Commissioner, the correspondent of the Rosa Primavera News Agency reports. Contine reading

Kurginyan: It is necessary to stop the invasion of the family. A child has become a commodity

31.05.2017, Russia.

On May 30 during the “Evening with Vladimir Solovyov“ talk show on the Russian Channel One Sergey Kurginyan, the leader of the Essence of Time movement and a political scientist, said that it is necessary to stop converting children into a commodity for the market. He also said that it is equally important to stop involving children in political activities and street actions. Contine reading

Mamikonyan: Children are abducted from their families under the most monstrous pretexts

23.04.2017, Russia.

At the Third Congress of the All-Russian Parents’ Resistance organization (Russian: RVS), the chairwoman of this organization, Maria Mamikonyan, spoke about the practice of the abduction children from families by child protective services, on April 15, as reported by the correspondent of the Rossa Primavera News Agency.

RVS chairwoman’s speech also acted as the presentation of the RVS’ report to the Russian president about the practice of abducting children from families in Russia. As the RVS uncovered, the abduction of children often happens in public places, schools, hospitals, without warning the parents. As a result, the family is faced with an accomplished fact, “the child has been taken away by an inter-departmental commission,” the RVS chairman said. Contine reading

Human rights activists: Children`s rights have become a tool of destruction of family in Germany

19.04.2017, Russia.

Human rights activist Maxim Zhilenkov, from Germany, told the delegates of the Third Congress of the All-Russian Parents’ Resistance organization about the consequences of the system of forced foster care using the example of Germany on April 15th, according to a correspondent of the Rossa Primavera News Agency. Contine reading