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Mum’s the word but not Dad

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A recent refusal by the Supreme Court to hear a final appeal by Freddy McConnell has shown that clarity is needed on Transgender rights in the UK. Freddy, 32, was born a woman but has lived as a man for several years. He retained his female reproductive system, and in 2018, with the help of fertility treatment, gave birth to a child.Mum or Dad?When...
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Should a Rapist have the right to be a parent to a child conceived by rape?

Should a Rapist have the right to be a parent to a child conceived by rape?
Louise Haigh MP, amongst other MP's, believe not. She has put forward a Private Members Bill seeking to redress the current situation whereby a father who rapes the mother can apply to the court for the right to play a role in the life of that child.The Parental Rights (Rapists) and Family Courts Bill 2017-2019 is now awaiting its second readi...
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Family Courts - a Holistic Approach?

Family Courts - a Holistic Approach?
James Munby, President of the Family Division, has called for a one-stop holistic court system to deal with the real problems that modern families now face.Families now almost have an infinite variety of forms, married, cohabiting and same-sex couples. Children are living in houses where their parents may be married or not. The unit may comprise of...
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