The education deficit
Human Rights Watch, June 2016.
School doors have been slammed on millions of children worldwide because of discriminatory laws and practices and the failure of governments to make sure would-be students get an education, according to the evidence shown by this report.
What are they thinking?
National Divorce Decision-Making Project, 2015.
This report provides findings from a new national survey of 3,000 individuals that closely represents married people ages 25–50 in the United States who have been married at least 1 year. The survey asked a set of questions about what we labeled “divorce ideation.”
Child poverty & family structure
Family First New Zealand, June 2016.
In New Zealand, despite families being much smaller, parents being older, mothers being better educated and having much higher employment rates, child poverty has risen
significantly since the 1960s.
Labour Force Survey 2015
Eurostat, 19 May 2016.
Among the population aged 15 to 74 in the European Union (EU), 220 million were employed, 23 million were unemployed and 136 million were economically inactive in 2015. Around 8 in every 10 persons employed in the EU were working full time and 2 in 10 part-time.
Provide education to all forcibly displaced people
UNESCO, the Global Education Monitoring Report and the United Nations Refugee Agency, May 2016.
This ‘No More Excuses’ paper was jointly released by UNHCR and the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Global Education Monitoring Report ahead of the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul, Turkey, which is set to start on 23 May 2016.
EU: half of under-threes cared for by their parents
Eurostat, 13 May 2016.
In 2014, the European Union totalled almost 15.5 million children aged under three. Half (50%) of them were cared for by their parents only, while 28% attended at least partially formal care, meaning that the Barcelona target of 33% of under-threes in formal childcare was still not reached. There were however major differences between Member States.
America’s women and the wage gap
National Partnership for Women & Families, April 2016.
Overall, women in the United States are paid 79 cents for every dollar paid to men, amounting to an annual gender wage gap of $10,762.
The devastating toll of parental incarceration
Annie E. Casey Foundation, 18 April 2016.
Millions of children in the United States have a parent who has served time in prison. And the loss of that father or mother has had a devastating effect on their lives, damaging their health and reducing their chances for future success, according to this report.
International Migration Report 2015 - Highlights
United Nations, 2016.
This report presents the highlights of the International Migration Report 2015, which contains the latest quinquennial estimates of international migrant stock for 232 countries or areas from 2000 to 2015.
Fairness for Children
Unicef, April 2016.
The new Innocenti Report Card looks at differences between children at the bottom of the inequality ladder, and their peers in the middle, across 41 advanced economies.