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UK: More lone children seeking help

Will Rimell - Southern Daily Echo, 18 October 2018.
19-10-2018
More than 130 unaccompanied asylum seeking children call Hampshire their home, it has been revealed, some of which have been trafficked into the county.
 

Some immigrant parents fear losing their children forever

Jeremy Raff - The Atlantic, 18 October 2018.
19-10-2018
Immigrant children separated from their parents can spend months, even years, in American foster homes. There have even been rare cases in which state officials have authorized permanent adoptions without notifying deported parents.
 

Children with problems or problem children?

Hannah Richardson - BBC News, 19 October 2018.
19-10-2018
There’s nothing pleasant about being on the end of a child’s angry or aggressive outburst - whether you’re a parent or a teacher.
 

Is marriage the end to a woman’s career?

Sharanya Manivannan - Indian Express, 19 October 2018.
19-10-2018
The enigmatic Annapurna Devi died in Mumbai at 91 last week. Her gift with the subahar and as a singer were legendary; but almost no one ever heard either, except if very selectively allowed into her home as a disciple. In her youth, she was also the first wife of Pandit Ravi Shankar. In an attempt to quell his jealousy and salvage their marriage, she took a vow that she would cease to publicly perform, and continued to keep it even after their divorce.
 

Almost half of US births happen outside marriage

Riley Griffin - Concorde Monitor, 17 October 2018.
19-10-2018
An increasing number of births happen outside of marriage, signaling cultural and economic shifts that are here to stay, according to a new report from the United Nations.
 

The devastating consequences of alienation for children

Richard Hogan - Irish Examiner, 18 October 2018.
19-10-2018
Children are far less likely to have psychological issues if the separating parents promote a healthy relationship.
 

We need to reach children before they decide university isn’t for them

Christopher Birchall - The Guardian, 18 October 2018.
19-10-2018
To boost social mobility, universities need to start speaking to children from disadvantaged backgrounds at a younger age.
 

Selfish people have fewer children and earn less money

Science Daily, 17 October 2018.
19-10-2018
According to an interdisciplinary study by researchers from Stockholm University, the Institute for Futures Studies and the University of South Carolina, unselfish people tend both to have more children and to receive higher salaries, in comparison to more selfish people.
 

Siblings of children with autism have social, emotional problems

Jessica Wright - Spectrum, 11 October 2018.
14-10-2018
Even typical siblings of children with autism tend to struggle with anxiety, depression and social difficulties, according to a large new analysis.
 

How parenting affects antisocial behaviors in children

Science Daily, 11 October 2018.
14-10-2018
Less parental warmth and more harshness in the home environment affect how aggressive children become and whether they lack empathy and a moral compass, a set of characteristics known as callous-unemotional traits.
 
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