Just published. I’ve posted the following comments:
Thanks Matt, but I don’t know how it’s possible to write such an article without exploring the state’s war on fathers. For decades wives – who file for 70%+ of divorces – have been incentivised to destroy their marriages and, if they wish, deny their ex-partners access to their children with false allegations of abuse which will almost certainly never be investigated. The family courts aren’t broken, they’re designed to destroy men financially and emotionally in their probably futile bids to see their children, if their ex-wives don’t want it. The women will get Legal Aid simply for alleging abuse – which women’s charities, lawyers etc. will recommend they do – while the men will get no such support and have to act as Litigants in Person if they’re not well-off.
I know of no better commentator on all this than William Collins, the man behind The Illustrated Empathy Gap http://empathygap.uk/. There’s also a lot of content about these issues in his masterly book, “The Empathy Gap: Male Disadvantages and the Mechanisms of Their Neglect” (2019). The ebook is a steal at under £5.00.
You write, “Britain has become a world leader in the breakdown of family life —yet nobody wants to talk about it.” On the contrary, countless people (Men’s Rights Activists, in particular) want to talk about it. But the government relentlessly and reliably dances to the tunes of feminists, for whom the nuclear family is an abhorrence. This is despite only 9% of British women (and 4% of British men) self-identifying as feminists (Fawcett Society report, 2016). It hardly needs saying that the Conservative party, once “the party of the family”, have been as anti-family as the other major parties since at least Cameron’s election as leader (2005).
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