Monday, June 18, 2007

A quarter of UK children must cope with parents' separation or divorce

Of the twelve million children in the UK, around three million are having to cope with their parents’ separation or divorce. In an open letter to The Times, several charities and child care experts have said that not enough is being done to assist with the emotional fallout on children of divorce and are calling on the Government to establish a departmental approach to best support families. In this programme on BBC Radio Four's Woman's Hour, Ritula Shah discusses the subject with Jade - a teenager whose parents divorced when she was 2 - Duncan Fisher - from Fathers Direct - and child and adult therapist Valerie Sinason.....

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