Tag: abduction

14th September 2011 London, UK

Child Abduction in Mexico

Karen Harris, Consular Officer, Mexico. There are always two sides to the story when it comes down to the breakdown of a relationship, and achieving an amicable separation can be even harder when children are involved. Custody disputes can cause much anxiety for parents and inevitably emotions run high leading some parents to take the […]

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6th July 2011 London, UK

The new boy

Stephen Brown, Caseworker in the FCO’s Child Abduction Section I already had some experience of assisting British nationals before I took up the job of child abduction caseworker at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) two and a half months ago.  When I applied for the vacancy I was the Vice Consul at a British […]

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29th June 2011 London, UK

All walks of life

Rosie Dyas, Head of the FCO’s Child Abduction Section Today is the launch of the FCO’s parental child abduction awareness campaign. In my role as Head of the FCO’s Child Abduction Section, I speak to parents on a daily basis whose children have been taken overseas without their permission. Last year we helped nearly 250 […]

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