A comparison of the culture between Australian and Norwegian child protection (CPS)

By Julian Chan One problem which I have encountered both first hand and in reading comments from many parents who have had contact with a country’s CPS is in understanding what those authority’s expectations are regarding child development as well as the transparency of the processes. Here I have made a quick review of available […]

Mr. Knut Nygaard Writes a Letter to Help Bodnariu

If you spend any time on Delight in Truth, you know Mr Knut Nygaard. He is an employee of Barnevernet in the larger city of Bergen, Norway, and he has been defending the CPS as a whole. Having said that, Mr Nygaard has had reservations about the way the Bodnariu case has been handled in […]

Norwegian Resident: What has Norway Become

This article was written by a resident of Naustdal (same county as the Bodnariu family) and published in  the newspaper Firda. Translated by Marianne Skanland. Segments posted with permission: *** “Personally I feel strongly for the [Bodnariu] family and I believe they are being treated very unjustly. It is a strange thing that this is […]

Ruth Bodnariu’s father – letter for local government and Norwegian media

We have not wanted to come out openly in the media, because it can so easily be misunderstood. But based on the article in Firda (translator´s comment: The local newspaper) by the Chief Administrative Officer of Naustdal county, and the editorial in the newspaper, we find it necessary to tell about the factual circumstances around […]

Barnevernet Sinking Despite the Progressive Romanian Defenders

The Norwegian CPS (Barnevernet) is taking a beating like never before. There are more victims who now have the courage to come public with their stories. There are reports of directors resigning.  There are horrifying reports that children are dying in the system. Some activists are saying that on average 2 children die per week […]