Will You Help Stop International Parental Child Abduction?

International Parental Child Abduction… the act of one parent kidnapping their own child from the other parent.  Seems a little unreal doesn’t it? Well, it’s not!  It is still a problem that many are unaware even exists.  Parental abduction is a severe form a abuse against a child and it needs to stop!

If you would, I am asking for a minute of your time, to help stop international parental child abduction, by signing a petition to assist FASIM (The Forum for the Assistance and Prevention of International Child Abduction) in their efforts to change the necessary legislation to better protect children from parental abduction.

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This petition can be signed by everyone… everywhere!  If you have read any of the posts that I share about international parental child abduction you are already aware of the seriousness of this issue.  The reality is that children who become victims of parental abduction are subjected to severe abuse, parental alienation and are at risk of murder… yes, murder… at the hands of their own parent.  Change is needed!

Recently, Peter Senese and the I CARE Foundation released their International Travel Child Consent Form which was created to help prevent international parental child abduction due to the wrongful detention of a child traveling abroad with one parent. Since this document was introduced to the legal community, parents, lawyers and courts have been utilizing the form to ensure that children traveling abroad will return home.  As of August 22, 2013, all children that had traveled to the sixteen Hague Convention signatory countries, under the protection of the travel consent form, have indeed, returned home!

The simple fact is, we are all just three degrees of separation from knowing someone affected by parental abduction.  That means that someone you know (either directly or indirectly) will be affected by this at some point in their lives.  Let’s change that possibility by taking the steps that take us closer to stopping international parental child abduction.  That my friends, means protecting children… saving lives… and isn’t that worth the time it takes to sign?

Again, CLICK HERE to sign the petition… and become a part of the change that is making a difference!

Thanks for your consideration.  If you are able, please share this with your friends and network – It is that important!!

Jen

As a Canadian blogger and the mom of a child on the autism spectrum, Jen shares a lot about life while having a child with autism... raising autism awareness and the need for acceptance. She is an active advocate both online and in the community for those with autism but also service dogs. Also as a volunteer for the I CARE Foundation Jen shares a great deal of information about international parental child abduction (IPCA) in an effort to help raise awareness and educate parents about the risks and warning signs of international parental child abduction. Mom-ology has been ranked in the Top 25 Canadian Mom Blogs for 2012 & 2013, one of the Most Influential Canadian Mom Blogs for 2013 as well as placing in 1st (Disability) & 3rd (Activism & Social Justice) for the Canadian Weblog Awards 2013.

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