Six fathers in Argentina who are very different share one thing in common: they are prevented from seeing their children after divorce. Even though though all evidence shows that they are loving fathers who want to be active parents, family court judges, lawyers, psychologists and society in general believes that children are best off with their mother. It does not matter if the mother prevents the father from seeing the children, or she lies or even tries to kill the children. Different professionals are interviewed and they happily admit that they do not care what the evidence shows, for them the most dangerous situation is for children to see their fathers, because they are men. The most influential psychologist in Argentina, Jorge Corsi, created a method that always finds fathers to be violent and abusive, that has no scientific validity. It is discovered that he ran a child pornography ring, but it doesn’t matter: his method continues to be used in Argentina and the world over.
Abstract This paper examines the well-being of Japanese children in single-mother families relative to children living with both parents. Using data from three rounds of