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Welcome to reunite International Child Abduction Centre

We are the leading UK charity specialising in parental child abduction and the movement of children across international borders.


Founded in 1987 we provide advice, support, mediation, research and policy information on the issues surrounding the international movement of children. We are an independent and impartial organisation that aims to support parents, guardians and family members as well as raising the profile of child abduction and international family matters globally.


Our services are available to all. Take a look around our website to find out more about our Advice Line, Mediation Service, policy and research work. We also have a number of resources available including our Prevention Guides and Lawyers Listing.

If you think that we could help you or your family please get in touch.



Latest News

reunite Mediation Pilot Scheme unveiled

March 2018 reunite Mediation Pilot Scheme unveiled

We are pleased to announce our new Mediation Pilot Scheme will be launching in the High Court of England and Wales in April. more >>

reunite launch new Prevention Guide for England and Wales

March 2018 reunite launch new Prevention Guide for England and Wales

The reunite prevention Guide for England and Wales has undergone a thorough review and update and is now available to download. more >>

reunite at Embassy Consular Conference

March 2018 reunite at Embassy Consular Conference

Today we’re down in London at the Embassy Consular Conference. more >>

Past media articles

November 2017 

Scottish Sunday Express: "Call to end loophole allowing one parent to remove child from country without consent"        more >>

Scottish Sunday Express: "Father´s year-long battle to have son returned to UK after mother took him to Australia"        more >>

July 2017 

DailyWorld: "Cross Border Removal of Children from Lawful Custody"        more >>

May 2017 

Pakistan Today: "Hague Convention 1980: Post Ratification Scenario for Pakistan Part 1"        more >>

Pakistan Today: "Hague Convention 1980: Post Ratification Scenario for Pakistan Part 2"        more >>

January 2017 

Hindustan Times: "When Parents Abduct Their Own Children It´s More Than A Simple Custody Battle"               more >>

April 2015 

BBC Radio: "The Increase Of Children Abducted By Their Parents"               more >>

Japan Times: "Evaluating the Hague Pact´s Success"                                             more >>

Government News: "Embassy Hosts Hague Convention Mediation Training"      more >>

December 2014

Sunday Post.Com: "Dad In Plea To Sturgeon To Bring His Son Home"            more >>

Government News: "Parents Urged To Consider Devastating Consequences Of Child Abduction"             more >>

November 2014

BBC News : Child Abduction Law Proposals to Close Wrongful Retention Loophole"    more >>

September 2014

SGP Today: "Child Custody Cases Become Cross-border Tussles"                  more >>

December 2013

BBC News: "Parental Child Abductions From UK Double in a Decade"                more >>

London Evening Standard: "Two Children Per Day Taken Abroad By Parents, Foreign Office Says" more >>

ITV News: "Relation Breakdown Behind Child Abduction Figures"       more>>

Times of India: "India Third Nation Where UK Parents Flee To After Abducting Child" more >>

November 2013

BBC News: "Russian Court Rules ´Abducted´ Children to Return to UK"     more >>

May 2013

Express: "Stolen Scottish Children Let Down By Law"     more >>

April 2013 

The Guardian: "My Daughter Was Abducted"    more >>

December 2012

Sky News: "Parental Child Abduction Cases Almost Double"             more >>

Channel 4 News: "Six-year-old Abduction Girl, Atiya, Back in Britain"      more >>

The Guardian: "Atiya Anjum-Wilkinson Faces Complex Process of Reintegration"      more >>

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