Global Action on Relocation & Return with Kids

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Below are the ongoing results of the 2016-2017 stuck parent survey. 

If you are a stuck parent please click this link to add to the survey. 

GlobalARRK is all about helping stuck parents around the world. As part of our aims we are creating statistics on this issue so that we can show them to decision makers to promote awareness and ultimately change the law. Thank you for taking the time to add your experiences; it should take less than 10 minutes to complete this survey but will make a huge difference! Your responses will be confidential: we take security very seriously and responses received are double password protected

If you are from another organisation and would like to know about the statistics in more detail please email: [email protected]


Statistics so far

99% of the stuck parents who completed the survey are mothers

94% are primary carers

They are stuck in 35 different countries

42% of parents are from the UK

66% of parents are different nationalities and 34% are same nationality

30% of cases have involved The Hague Convention 1980

93% of parents said they had suffered some form of abuse since moving abroad including physical violence, psychological and financial abuse.

87% of parents did not know they could become 'stuck' prior to moving abroad.