In many cultures women will be expected to marry according to gender roles and gender role expectations. Combined with mental illness this may create double jeopardy against women with mental illness and discriminate against them further… Full article here: Legislative provisions related to marriage and divorce of persons with mental health problems a global review
Families are at the core of our communities! We need NOW more than ever community togetherness, understanding and accepting of diverse perspectives! Our families need access to dispute resolution processes right here, in the community! Support empowering yourself and your neighbour – that’s how we’ll build a stronger, more resilient and peaceful society!
Laura Catone-Tarcea The way we treat the most vulnerable members in our community is the truest reflection of how caring a community we are. It is now estimated that about 60% – 80% of family law litigants are unrepresented. Many of these families cannot afford representation. The court system can be a difficult, lengthy and … Continue reading Access to Family Dispute Resolution processes should start in the community and should remain within the community!
“What judges see in court is beyond belief and certainly more dramatic and gut-wrenching than any television show or movie. As any family law lawyer, judge, or litigant will tell you, family court litigation is expensive, time-consuming, unpredictable and highly stressful.” (Brownstone, 2009)