Youth unemployment and poverty
LaCaixa Foundation, April 2017.
The relationship between young people and the labour market in Spain and the rest of the European Union is the central theme of this report. The effect of the economic crisis on youth unemployment will be a key factor to take into account when profiling the welfare states of tomorrow.
Employment and social developments in Europe 2017
European Commission, 17 July 2017.
This seventh edition of the annual Employment and Social Developments in Europe Review presents a detailed analysis of key employment and social issues and concerns for the European Union and its Member States as they pursue the EU 2020 employment and social goals.
International review of leave policies and related research 2017
Sonja Blum, Alison Koslowski and Peter Moss, July 2017.
The LP&R network produces an annual review of leave policies and related research. It covers Maternity, Paternity and Parental leaves; leave to care for sick children and other employment-related measures to support working parents; and early childhood education and care policy.
The human rights of older persons in long-term care in Europe
European Network of National Human Rights Institutions, July 2017
Despite the longevity of modern life expectancy, there are prominent challenges in protecting the rights of older persons. This report tries to face the challenge of finding data that will provide a better understanding of the issues faced by older persons.
How adults can promote young people’s healthy relationships...
Harvard University - Making Caring Common Project, July 2017.
Many adults —especially parents— often fret about youth and the ‘hook-up culture.’ But research suggests that far fewer young people are ‘hooking up’ than we are commonly led to believe. This focus on the hook-up culture also obscures two much bigger issues that many young people appear to be struggling with: forming and maintaining healthy romantic relationships and dealing with widespread misogyny and sexual harassment.
Ireland’s national shared parenting survey
One Family, June 2017.
‘One Family’ devised and conducted Ireland’s first national Shared Parenting Survey in response to a lack of public debate and narrative around shared parenting in modern Ireland. Over one thousand women and men who share parenting, or who have attempted to, responded.
The economic costs of child maltreatment in the UK
Gabriella Conti, Stephen Morris, Mariya Melnychuk and Elena Pizzo - University College London, June 2017.
This is the first UK-based study to estimate the lifetime economic costs of child maltreatment, based on economic analysis of existing UK longitudinal datasets.
Helping children and families deal with divorce
George J. Cohen, Carol C. Weitzman - Pediatrics, december 2016.
Children and their parents can experience emotional trauma before, during, and after a separation or divorce. Often, referral to professionals with expertise in the social, emotional, and legal aspects of the separation and its aftermath may be helpful for these families.
Children and the sustainable development goals in rich countries
Unicef, 15 June 2017.
First report to assess the status of children in 41 high-income countries in relation to the Sustainable Development Goals identified as most important for child well-being. It ranks countries based on their performance and details the challenges and opportunities that advanced economies face in achieving global commitments to children.
How young people perceive and are impacted by the news
Michael Robb - Common Sense Media, 8 March 2017.
This study investigates how children get their news, how much they trust different news sources, whether they can spot ‘fake news,’ and more.