By Kiran Thomas

Father-deprived children are:

  1. 72% of all teenage murderers.
  2. 60% of rapists.
  3. 70% of kids incarcerated.
  4. Twice as likely to quit school.
  5. 11 times more likely to be violent.
  6. 3 of 4 teen suicides.
  7. 80% of the adolescents in psychiatric hospitals.
  8. 90% of runaways

Sources: National Fatherhood Initiative (U.S.A.), US Bureau of Census (U.S.A.), FBI (U.S.A.)

“Father-deprivation is a serious form of child abuse that is institutionalized and entrenched within our legal system. Powerful sexist people have a vested interest in diminishing the role of men, especially their role as fathers. Research proves that children thrive with the active and meaningful participation of both biological parents, and is true for post-divorce families.” (Dick Feeman, Joseph Maiello, Mike Jebbet, “Child Custody or Child Abuse”, Victoria Times-Colonist, Jan 8, 1998).

Children who grew up fatherless are:

  • Eight times more likely to go to prison.
  • Five times more likely to commit suicide.
  • 20 times more likely to have behavioural problems.
  • 20 times more likely to become rapists.
  • 32 times more likely to become runaways.
  • 10 times more likely to abuse chemical substances.
  • Nine times more likely to drop out of high school.
  • One-tenth as likely to get A’s in school.

Source:The Institute for the Study of Civil Society ( Civitas ) U.K.Stunning statistics on the problems of fatherless homes.