Newsflash: “Children of tender years should be believed.”

From British Columbia’s CBC News:

“. . . It was, it was like, one professional described it: ‘Kafkaesque’ is the best term that comes to mind. It’s as if the people involved were just twisting everything,” the mother said.

Jack Hittrich, the mother’s lawyer, says the Ministry of Children and Family Development was negligent, reckless, and acted in bad faith. 

Attorney Jack J. Hittrich

‘When mom was frantically trying to convince the ministry that the sexual abuse allegations were real, they basically labelled her as crazy. And the more she protested, the more she was labelled as being crazy,’ he said. ‘It’s a horrific nightmare.’

Hittrich doesn’t think the mother could have accomplished more by protesting more, and that institutional failures must be corrected.

‘Until the child sex abuse lens is refined and there’s more sensitive processes in place, children are at risk,’ he said. . .”

CBC Video Exclusive: Jack Hittrich

 

2 thoughts on “Newsflash: “Children of tender years should be believed.”

  1. What is happening to children who are victims of paternal incest is a worldwide epidemic! Adult survivors your voices need to be heard. Please speak out for all the children and mothers who have been silenced. To the adults of protective mothers your stories must be heard because they are documented. Because your child molester was your father, the court system failed to protect you and punished your mother. Please help to stop the generational abuse of children by exposing the truth about incest.

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