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Turkey: Foster family system reaches over 6,800 kids

Hurriyet Daily News, 5 June 2019.
07-06-2019
Turkey’s government is promoting “ protective family service” throughout the country in order to provide for the care of children in need of protection in a family environment.
 

Why is the US State department making it harder for orphans to find families?

Jayme Metzgar - The Federalist, 6 June 2019.
07-06-2019
Adoption advocates ask the courts to block a crippling new State Department policy that would harm waiting families and children.
 

Child Protection Week 2019 in South Africa

Poelano Malema - East Coast Radio, 6 June 2019.
07-06-2019
Government is calling for all citizens to ensure safety, care, and protection of children.
 

How much is spent on family benefits in the EU?

Eurostat, 31 May 2019.
02-06-2019
The EU Member States spent over 350 billion Euro on family benefits in 2016 (2.4% of EU GDP). This represented 9% of the total spent on social protection benefits.
 

Households with children in the EU

Eurostat, 1 June 2019.
02-06-2019
In 2018, there were 223 million households in the European Union. Almost one third (65 million) of these households had children living in them.
 

How successful are the marriages of people with divorced parents?

Joe Pinsker - The Atlantic, 30 May 2019.
02-06-2019
Marital instability can be inherited óbut less often than it used to be.
 

Cold-parenting linked to premature aging, increased disease risk in offspring

Medical X Press, 26 may 2019.
02-06-2019
New research out of suggests that unsupportive parenting styles may have several negative health implications for children, even into their adult years.
 

Working and parenting: It’s Possible

Nicole Russell - The Epoch Times, 26 May 2019.
02-06-2019
The author describes, with frighteningly accurate detail, what it’s like to be a mother, employee, wife, friend, cultural observer, and more.
 

Global Day of Parents: UNICEF urges for support

UNICEF, 1 June 2019.
02-06-2019
Kicking off on Saturday the first-ever global Parenting Month, UNICEF, is calling on world leaders to invest in family-friendly policies that support parents to give their children “the best start in life”.
 

When juggling work and family, women offer more emotional support than men

Lieke ten Brummelhuis and Jeffrey H. Greenhaus - Harvard Businees Review, 21 March 2019.
27-05-2019
How do demands and the amount of support received at work or at home affect the amount of support a person gives to their spouse or coworkers, and how does this in turn, affect the relationship of their larger family or team?
 
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