It’s wrong to use children as a weapon in divorce or separation

By: Juliet
On: Saturday, 21 June, 2014

Penelope Leach, Britain’s leading development expert, says the damage to children from parents who split up is being ignored at our peril

Penelope Leach has a request. Imagine if you will, she says, a Britain in the throes of a terrible medical emergency; an epidemic that targets the nation’s children, leaving half of them missing a limb by the age of 16. It would, without doubt, be devastating. “People would talk about nothing else,” she says. The media would be overflowing with information and advice on how to tackle it; all possible resources would be channelled into dealing with it. …read more

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