Poster sessions

Thursday Nov 22nd 17.00 - 18.00

Theme 1

What are the existing legal systems and the challenges regarding the legal presumption of shared parenting as a children’s right, in different countries?

  • Shared custody in Brazil: differences or inequalities?

Fernando Farias Valentin, Fernanda Almenda Pernambuco, Observatório da Guarda Compartilhada – OBGC BRASIL, Brazil


Theme 2

What are the current trends regarding social attitudes and knowledge about shared parenting? 

  • The debate on shared parenting in Germany

Markus Witt, Väteraufbruch für Kinder e. V
Johannes Busse, Verband getrennterziehender Eltern e. V., Germany
  • Reserved paternity leave in a political vacuum A normative study of Danish gender equality politics based on the perspective of fathers’ rights

Ina Lindemark and Emilie Hornshøj Jensen
University of Copenhagen, Department of Political Science, Denmark


  • Shared parenting and the regime of coexistence in multi-parenthood
Hannetie Kiyono Koyama Sato, Peixoto & Cury Advogados (Law Firm), Brazil


  • Recent evolution of the joint custody in Spain and the situation of the fathers

Dr. Rafa Aguado, Joint Custody Association of Valencia And Observatory of Family Relations, Spain

Theme 3

To what extent could shared parenting, gender equality and work-life balance be combined to improve health and wellbeing of children whose parents are separated?

  • Family mediation and shared parenting –two peas in a pod?

Rossana Cruz, School of Law of University of Minho, Portugal

  • Best interest of the child in the family, attachment theory and personality development – Findings from Psychology and its application in Family Law

Dr. Jorge Guerra, Leuphana University Lüneburg, Germany


  • From Scientific Evidence to Parental Agreements and Law

Jan Piet H. de Man, European Institute for the Best interests of the Child, Belgium


  • Child inclusive mediation in mandatory family mediation

Professor. Astrid Strandbu, Department of Education

Professor Renee Thørnblad

PhD candidate Lovise Grape

Associate Professor Anita Salamonsen,

Regional Centre for Child and Youth Mental Health and Child Welfare, University of Tromsø - The Arctic University of Norway