|Film Details||19 - Fathers' Rights - 32m 22s|
|Age Rating||15 (strong footage/language, possibly including violence and sexual imagery)|
|Synopsis||Explores the lack of legal rights for fathers in the UK and the treatment of fathers in the family court. Also looks at the poor choices made by mothers and the use in law of the term “best interests of the child” to deny fathers adequate rights.
• Fathers’ inadequate rights in what is often called a male-dominated society
• Fathers’ lack of protection from the law and mothers’ disregard of the law
|Interviewees||Stephen Fitzgerald, National Organiser of the Mankind Initiative Men’s Charity.
Simon, Psychologist and Writer.
Erin Pizzey, Author and Domestic Violence expert. Opened the world’s first domestic violence shelter in London and is a patron of the Mankind Initiative Men’s Charity. Author of the book “Prone to Violence”.
Daniel Monk, Law Lecturer at Birkbeck University, London, and a specialist in Family law.
Brian, Teacher and victim of domestic violence.
Allan, Father and youth worker.
All interviews recorded in 2004
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