1: United Nations Recommended Reading: The unscientific belief system / pseudoscience 'Parental Alienation'

1: United Nations Recommended Reading: The unscientific belief system / pseudoscience 'Parental Alienation'

1: United Nations Recommended Reading: The unscientific belief system / pseudoscience 'Parental Alienation'

May 25, 2022
“In this case, ignoring the evidence of sexual abuse against the child, and of gender-based violence against the mother, and granting custody to the father is clearly not in the best interest of the child – a core obligation under the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child,” the experts said.
The court also argued that maintaining the custody of the child with the mother would risk further damaging the relationship between daughter and father, as Ms. García would be “inducing in the child the belief that her father is evil”.
“Such reasoning clearly derives from the use of the pseudo theory of parental alienation, despite its application being banned in Spain by a 2021 law”, the experts said. Parental alienation, while lacking credible scientific support, reflects the belief that when a child fears or avoids a parent, it is due to the other parent’s influence, rather than the child’s own experiences.

https://www.ohchr.org/en/press-releases/2022/02/spain-un-experts-denounce-child-custody-decision-ignores-evidence-sexual

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