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Insights: Safeguarding

Gender and parents

Are parents gendered? By that I mean does "mother" denote female and "father" denote male?

What is Parental Alienation Awareness Day?

Today marks Parental Alienation Awareness Day, a day to raise awareness about a little understood issue. Originating from Canada, parental alienation involves one parent deliberately influencing a child and encouraging them to stop seeing or having contact with another parent.

Modern families, law and Surrogacy Awareness Month

March marks the start of Surrogacy Awareness Month in the USA and while there is no English equivalent, surrogacy has been discussed extensively in the news recently and has become more prevalent.

School holiday season

The school summer holidays have arrived and at Ward Hadaway we are often asked to advise divorced or separated parents whether they can take their children on holiday abroad or whether they need the permission of the child's other parent.