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The triple bind of single-parent families

Rense Nieuwenhuis and Laurie C. Maldonado, March 2018.
16-08-2018
This book —multi-disciplinary and comparative in design— shows evidence from over 40 countries of the triple bind of inadequate resources, employment, and policies which single parents face.
 

A new indicator for assessing sustainable progress

International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, 3 August 2018.
06-08-2018
This paper discusses the requirements needed for a new indicator, to be used as a sustainability criterion and as the dependent variable of a well-being production function, in the framework of the SDGs.
 

Australia: fertility facts, figures and future plans

Eugenie Prior, Raelia Lew, Karin Hammarberg and Louise Johnson - Human Fertility, 30 July 2018.
02-08-2018
Survey on university students’ intentions and expectations for future parenthood, knowledge about fertility and preferred sources of fertility information.
 

The long-term effect of parental separation on childhood poverty

Marion Leturcq and Lidia Panico - INED, September 2016.
23-07-2018
In this paper, the British Millennium Cohort Study is used to consider how parental separation affects the experience of childhood poverty and multi-domain deprivation over a relatively long period of time.
 

The EU in the world — 2018 edition

Eurostat, July 2018.
17-07-2018
This report, published every second year, provides a statistical portrait of the European Union in relation to the rest of the world, presenting a broad range of indicators for the EU and the non-EU members of the G20.
 

Social inequalities in mortality

Øystein Kravdal - Population Europe, June 2018.
07-07-2018
Married individuals live longer than the non-married, and in some countries, this mortality gap has become larger over recent decades.
 

Returns home by children and changes in parents’ well-being in Europe

London School of Economics, April 2018.
03-07-2018
Boomerang children who return to live with their parents after university can be good for families, leading to closer, more supportive relationships and increased contact between the generations, according to this study.
 

Care work and care jobs for the future of decent work

ILO, 28 June 2018.
29-06-2018
This report takes a comprehensive look at unpaid and paid care work and its relationship with the changing world of work.
 

Digital divide in the use of internet and social media

Jacob Poushter, Caldwell Bishop and Hanyu Chwe - Pew Research Center, 19 June 2018.
20-06-2018
The share of people who use the internet or own a smartphone continues to expand in the developing world and remains high in developed nations. When it comes to social media use, people in emerging and developing markets are fast approaching levels seen in more advanced economies. In addition, the digital divide continues to narrow between wealthy and developing countries.
 

Fathers during pregnancy and at the birth in the UK

Adrienne Burgess & Rebecca Goldman - Fatherhood Institute, June 2018.
12-06-2018
The NHS is failing to provide the ‘family-centred’ antenatal, maternity or health visitor services required by its own rules and desired by parents, according to this large survey of new fathers.
 
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