Child abduction 'can be distressing for parents'

Daisy Organ, head of the Child Abduction Section at the FCO, has told Daybreak that for parents whose children have been abducted to countries that are not members of the Hague Convention "face a long and distressing process to get them back."

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Parental child abduction soars

Cases of parental child abduction have risen 88% in just under a decade (2003-2012), Foreign Office (FCO) figures showed today.