Society, culture and art

Olav Terje Bergo:
A Bollywood lesson for Norway on humanity
31 October 2023

The case of two Indian children taken into care in Stavanger, Norway may have had a racial element
By Bjorn Bjoro
27 June 2023

At the movies: The Bollywood film "Mrs Chatterjee vs Norway"
Some comments by viewers
7 May 2023

The illusion that all is well in the end
By Majoran Vivekananthan
5 May 2023

The Bollywood film should wake us up from our white self-satisfaction
By Bjorn Bjoro
20 April 2023

Were cultural differences the cause of the India/Stavanger child protecion case, in the same way as the Bollywood film relates the story?
By Marianne Haslev Skånland
20 April 2023

Marianne Haslev Skånland:
Norwegian non-humans again
Stavanger CPS (Barnevernet) – The India case – and now a Bollywood film
22 March 2023

Iranian Islamists, and the Norwegian child protection Barnevernet with the same technique
By Marianne Haslev Skånland
11 January 2023

Olav Terje Bergo:
What can elected politicians in Norway do about our child protection system Barnevernet?
13 October 2022

Alvheim's ten commandments to people in touch with Barnevernet /
Alvheims ti bud – til dem som kommer i barnevernets søkelys

11 October 2022

familien-er-samlet (the-family-is-together):
Flight, exile and taking chances
11 November 2020

The fight over the future of child protection in Norway is hardening
By Øivind Østberg
8 March 2020

Marianne Haslev Skånland:
Nå til jul  /  At Christmas
21 desember 2019 / 21 December 2019

What is the job of a politician?
By Marianne Haslev Skånland
27 august 2019

Bente Ohnstad:
Strict conditions for sending notices of concern to the CPS Barnevernet
2 May 2019

Johannes Idsø:
Low threshold for intervention from the CPS Barnevernet?
 – Reply to municipal director Kakhellen's article

2 May 2019

Johannes Idsø:
Child welfare and the abuse of power
19 March 2019

The Norwegian child protection service (CPS) Barnevernet
– what is the truth?

By Marianne Haslev Skånland
22 February 2019

Jan Simonsen:
Prime Minister Erna Solberg's whitewashing of the CPS Barnevernet
7 January 2019

The politicians must run the child protection service Barnevernet
By Marianne Haslev Skånland
16 December 2018

Some comments to a speech by Norway's former ambassador to the Czech Republic Siri Sletner
at a seminar about Norwegian child protection, 22 October 2018

By Marianne Haslev Skånland
with a comment by Czech politician Petr Mach included
14 December 2018

The CPS Barnevernet is now to exercise 'professional love'
By Marianne Haslev Skånland and familien-er-samlet (the-family-is-together)
10 November 2018

familien-er-samlet (the-family-is-together):
5 years as refugees
30 August 2018

Hege Dahl:
Clammy double standards and a strong tendency to psychological denial
17 August 2018

Barnevernet – the CPS – equals merciless Norwegians
By Arne Jarl Hatlem
29 July 2018

Separating children from their parents – is Norway better than the USA?
By Marianne Haslev Skånland
16 July 2018

Marianne Haslev Skånland:
Agatha Christie's dark understanding of adoption
3 edition 10 January 2024
1 edition 2 April 2018, 3 edition 10 January 2024

Article series about child protection published in Sunday Guardian in India
By Marianne Haslev Skånland
17 December 2017 –

"Children of the state" – Czech documentary with critical spotlight on Norwegian child protection
By Jan Simonsen
4 December 2017

The children of the state –
The Norwegian child protection agency, Barnevernet, has created a society of fear

By Jan Pedersen
27 November 2017

Aage Simonsen:
Norwegian child protection hits immigrants hard
10 November 2017 (4 July 2012)

Marianne Haslev Skånland:
The Hague Convention in India? What a pity
8 November 2017

Marianne Haslev Skånland:
On the Hague Convention re international child abduction:
Custody demands from other sources than parents

10 October 2017

Morten Ørsal Johansen:
Norwegian child protection Barnevernet (CWS), a state within the state?
1 October 2017

Inger Elisabeth Baunedal, the five "Naustdal children's" aunt:
Norwegian child protection Barnevernet – past expiry date?
1 January 2017

Ragna Heffermehl:
A Christmas wish
3 December 2016

Nils Morten Udgaard:
Norway and 'civil society'
13 November 2016

Octavian D. Curpas:
With Barnevernet, Norway is going South
1 September 2016

Aage Simonsen:
The waves of protest against Norwegian Barnevern
19 June 2016

Jørgen Stueland:
I am a fanatic
11 May 2016

Arne Seland:
A recipe for disaster
10 May 2016

Jahn Otto Johansen:
Self-righteous Norway
30 April 2016

Margaret Hennum:
Against Norwegian Barnevern
24 April 2016

Dag Sverre Aamodt:
The Norwegian Child Protection Service – A betrayal of trust
22 April 2016

We must take our children back
By Jørgen Stueland
21 March 2016

A little more humility, please!
By Jan Simonsen
20 March 2016

Child protection: A contribution to a much needed discussion
By Øivind Østberg
19 March 2016

Professional support for the Bodnariu family and
other victims of Barnevernet
By Marianne Haslev Skånland
29 February 2016

Child protection in Norway: Making parents pay
By Marianne Haslev Skånland
12-13 February 2016

Confused politicians?
by Marianne Haslev Skånland
9 February 2016

Norwegian Pentecostalists: Our child protection is so good!
by Marianne Haslev Skånland
13 January 2016

Marianne Haslev Skånland:
Demonstrations abroad against Norwegian child protection (CPS) – Barnevernet
8 January 2016

Apology for the past? Trust in future?
What about the present?
– Norwegian treatment of Taters and Romani people

by Marianne Haslev Skånland
9 June 2015

Demonstrations against Norwegian child protection in many cities on
30 May 2015
The child protection system will also be a theme in the
European Union on 2 June

by Marianne Haslev Skånland
25 May 2015

Marianne Haslev Skånland:
When children of minorities are deprived of their parents
12 April 2015 (previous versions 12 April 2014 / 11 June 2014)

Marianne Haslev Skånland:
The hidden motive for wanting municipality mergers
and larger child protection units

19 March 2015

Jan Simonsen:
Rock hard criticism of Norwegian child protection from
the president of the Czech Republic

10 February 2015

Marianne Haslev Skånland:
The Norwegian children's ombudsman:
The child protection people are magnificent

22 December 2014

Marianne Haslev Skånland:
Educating the young –
better through cooperation with the child protection agency (CPS) ?

21 December 2014

Marianne Haslev Skånland:
Judgment in Poland: a nine-year-old girl NOT to be extradited to Norway
11 December 2014

Marianne Haslev Skånland:
England – the authorities favour express speed to adopting children
away from parents

4 December 2014

Jan Simonsen:
Child protection case damages Norway's reputation in the Czech republic
28 November 2014

Marianne Haslev Skånland:
Polanski on the separation and abuse during the war
30 March 2014

Else Sommer:
Assistance to families
13 August 2013

Marianne Haslev Skånland:
The elephant
Someone who has been torn from its roots - and is sick with longing

25 February 2012

Marianne Haslev Skånland:
About the song "Summer night by the fjord" ('Sommernatt ved fjorden')
14 February 2012

The attitude of social professions involved in the
child protection sector

by Marianne Haslev Skånland
December 2000