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‘A gendered trap’: When mothers allege child abuse by fathers, the mothers often lose custody, study shows

Hera McLeod weeps as she looks at pictures of her deceased son, Prince, in 2013. (Mary F. Calvert/FTWP)Right: Hera McLeod weeps as she looks at pictures of her deceased son, Prince, in 2013. (Mary F. Calvert/FTWP)

Dad burns daughter alive in bitter custody battle

Editors notes: Zoey Pereira, 3, burned to death by her father
Abusers job or title:: Father
 
According to the New York Daily News,Pereira was in a bitter custody dispute with the child’s mother Cherone Coleman, 36. Coleman allowed Zoey to visit with her father this past weekend, and now that decision will haunt her for the rest of her life.  “I always thought he was going to hurt me, I never thought he was going to hurt my daughter,” the grieving mother said.
Abuser Name or Alias:: Martin Pereira
Abusers Organisation:: Family Court
Type of Abuse:: Physical, Death
Matter Resolved?: No, Ongoing

Child protective services visited mum and kids hours before murder

Social workers performed a welfare check the morning the Adelaide family was killed.

Adeline Rigney-Wilson and her children were visited by child protective services just hours before her partner allegedly killed them.

Canberra boy Bradyn Dillon begged not to be sent back into the care of father, who later killed him

Abusers job or title:: Father of Braydn Dillon

Bradyn DillonBradyn Dillon was murdered by his father Graham in February 2016.

The mother of murdered Canberra boy Bradyn Dillon says her son begged not to be sent back into the custody of his father, whose brutal bashings would culminate in his death.

'Rest in peace, my special little man': Father of boy killed by mother was in bitter custody fight

The heartbroken father of a boy murdered by his mum on the Yorke Peninsula has told 7 News he was locked in a bitter custody battle.

VIDEO Father of boy murdered by mum on Yorke Peninsula in custody battle. Source: 7 News

He claimed he had raised serious concerns about the boy's welfare to authorities but says it fell on deaf ears.

'We've got some bad news for you': Jacob was killed by his mother before she took her own life. Photo: 7 News

When police officers knocked on Mick Clarke's door yesterday, his heart sank.

Mother dies of stress and lies from family court

​We are sick and tired of the family courts making statements without evidence, or proof.  Sadly most people by now have forgotten about Hayley Gascgoine, the young mother who died five minutes before the judge gave the verdict. Many professionals said her death was not caused by stress, it was other factors, or something else, - or even down to using drugs because she went to the toilet, previous to her collapse.
 
The toxicology report proved that she was clear.  Our professionals cannot be trusted, not in any aspect, not one word.  No one who has not witnessed, or been a part of the family court process has a clue about just how abusive these environments are.