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Afterschool programs are essential to working families

Kristin Knorr - Inforum, 23 October 2019.
24-10-2019
Parents are busier than ever. Commutes are longer. Many parents are working two or three jobs, or going back to school, to provide for their children.
 

UK: Number of children with anorexia on the rise

Nicola Davis - The Guardian, 23 October 2019.
24-10-2019
Rate of eating disorder in preteen children appears to have doubled in past decade.
 

US: This Is the real reason families struggle financially

Camilo Maldonado - Forbes, 22 October 2019.
24-10-2019
A report by the JPMorgan Chase Institute explains why it’s so difficult for families to plan for their monthly expenses.
 

The Convention On The Rights Of The Child— still critical 30 years on

Maryanne Murray - UNICEF USA, 19 October 2019.
15-10-2019
How the CRC continues to be a guiding force behind UNICEF’s mission — and why upholding its principles has taken on new urgency.
 

UK’s natural population growth is sputtering

Marcus Roberts - MercatorNet, 14 October 2019.
15-10-2019
Continued population growth in the UK is heavily dependent on immigration. But Brexit may change the numbers substantially.
 

UK: More families needed for children awaiting adoption

BBC News, 14 October 2019.
15-10-2019
More than twice as many children in England are waiting to be adopted as there are families willing to adopt, campaigners are warning.
 

Should stay-at-home parents be paid?

Jeremy Engle - The New York Times, 10 october 2019.
15-10-2019
Support for this idea is gaining political steam. Are housework and child care equal to paid work outside the home?
 

The child care paradox

Sara Mauskopf - Forbes, 15 October 2019.
15-10-2019
How is it that the cost of care can be so high and businesses can still struggle so much?
 

Qualified immigrants revitalise Portugal’s labour market

Natasha Donn - Portugal Residente, 11 October 2019.
15-10-2019
The aspects bringing foreigners flocking are the recent recovery of the economy, the fiscal incentives at work and “the perception of Portugal as a safe country”.
 

Should you be allowed to take your child into work?

Eimear Flanagan - BBC News, 12 October 2019.
12-10-2019
Parents are still responsible for their child’s welfare, but employers take on some legal responsibilities if they allow staff to take children into their premises.
 
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