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Language-savvy parents improve their children’s reading development

Science Daily, 14 june 2019.
15-06-2019
Researchers found that adults with higher reading-related knowledge are likelier to provide positive feedback, which helps the learning process.
 

First woman in my family to choose an interracial marriage

Sahaj Kohli - Huff Post, 14 June 2019.
15-06-2019
The author either felt too American or she was forcing herself to overlook a lack of chemistry or connection to make it work just because they were Sikh.
 

Parenting: finding the balance

Jackie Lumbasi - The New Times, 7 June 2019.
09-06-2019
Parents are naturally protective of their off springs and at times overdo it.
 

Limits of China’s online education boom start to show

Louise Lucas and Yizhen Jia - Finantial Times, 7 June 2019.
07-06-2019
Over the past decade, online learning has become big business in China, with 200m users and $36.5bn in sales last year.
 

UK: Police tell schools about children affected by domestic abuse

Colette Hume - BBC News, 6 June 2019.
07-06-2019
Pupils who have witnessed domestic abuse can be offered a quiet space, breakfast and a chance to talk at school.
 

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.
 
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