Child Support Analysis

The international scene

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Here are some Links to international sources about child support. It includes USA, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the Republic of Ireland.
It references simple on-line calculators for all USA states, (and Japan!)
Books

A book describing child support schemes in about 10 European countries including the UK, comparing them in textual & tabular form, is:

Making child maintenance regimes work
Anne Corden
Joseph Rowntree Foundation & Family Policies Studies Centre, 1999
ISBN 1-901455-35-1

A book recommended elsewhere here as a good, relatively concise, description of how the Child Support Agency came into being, and containing a chapter on overseas schemes, is:

Trial and error: a review of UK child support policy
Helen Barnes, Patricia Day, Natalie Cronin
Family Policies Study Centre, 1998
ISBN 1-9011455-08-4

International Child Support Agenda for the 21st Century

A start has been made on this:

International Child Support Agenda for the 21st Century

Child support systems across the world
Child support systems across the world
Objectives of child support across nations & centuries
Links to international sources about child support
Links to special interest groups worldwide
Declarations, treaties, conventions, etc
Clues about child maintenance in some Muslim cultures
PICSLT - Project for the Improvement of Child Support Litigation Technology
International conspiracy theories
History of child support across the world
History of child support across the world
History of child support in the UK
History of child support in the USA
History of child support in some mainly-English-speaking countries
History of child support in some (non-UK) European countries
Comparisons across some mainly-English-speaking countries
Comparisons across some European countries
Working with other countries

Links to legislation for reciprocal arrangements with other countries
CSA web site - Reciprocal Enforcement of Maintenance Orders
USA information on "Child Support Enforcement abroad"

The cost of children in other nations
The cost of children in other nations
Sources for overseas Social Security information
Links concerning overseas Social Security
Human Rights & Children's Rights
Declarations, treaties, conventions, etc

Council of Europe

European Convention on Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms
HUDOC - Database of the case-law of the European Convention on Human Rights
Convention on Human Rights and Biomedicine
Explanatory Report for the Convention on Human Rights and Biomedicine
Family law and children's rights - Achievements and documents

United Nations - Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

International Human Rights Instruments
Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Convention on the Rights of the Child
Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women

Others

HURIDOCS (Human Rights Information and Documentation Systems, International)
Inter-American Childrens's Institute

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