Ageing and the city: making urban spaces work for older people
HelpAge International, October 2016.
Recommendations for how governments and city planners can make urban environments more welcoming and inclusive for older people.
Journey to extremism in Africa
United Nations Development Programme, September 2017.
The steep rise in violent extremist activity in Africa among the youth represents a significant threat to global security and development overall. The question remains open as to how to most effectively respond to it, and this study provides some keys for it.
UNICEF, September 2017.
Many of the 50 million uprooted children in the world are in desperate need of education – not despite being uprooted from their homes but because they are uprooted from their homes.
Children and youth at risk of trafficking and exploitation
UNICEF and IOM, September 2017.
For children and youth on the move via the Mediterranean Sea routes to Europe, the journey is marked by high levels of abuse, trafficking and exploitation. Some are more vulnerable than others.
Making good on fatherhood: A review of the fatherhood research
Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs - The University of Texas at Austin, January 2016.
Over the past several decades, father involvement has increased dramatically, and researchers and academics have demonstrated a growing interest in studying the role that fathers play in the lives of their children. Findings have overwhelmingly shown that children with involved fathers fare better across a wide range of domains when compared to their counterparts without an active father.
The millennial success sequence
Wendy Wang and W. Bradford Wilcox - AEI and Institute for Family Studies, 14b June 2017.
This report shows how Millennials are much more likely to flourish financially in the US if they follow the “success sequence”—getting at least a high school degree, working full-time, and marrying before having any children, in that order.
Lone mothers and intergenerational support in Sweden
Terese Anving - Lund University, August 2017.
Qualitative study of lone mothers in Sweden and the care and financial support provided by grandparents. It takes into account that economic divisions have deepened in Sweden in recent years, and lone mothers are one group where the poverty rate has increased most.
UK Children’s Report on vulnerability
UK Children’s Commissioner’s Office, July 2017.
This new analysis from the Children’s Commissioner for England reveals, for the first time, the scale of vulnerability among children in England.
EU report on quality of life indicators
Eurostat, 28 March 2017.
This publication presents a comprehensive framework of quality of life indicators is encompassing nine dimensions: material living conditions, productive or other main activity, health, education, leisure and social interactions, economic security and physical safety, governance and basic rights, natural and living environment and overall experience of life.
America’s children: key national indicators of well-being, 2017
US Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics, July 2017.
This report is a compendium of indicators about United States’ young people. It is the 20th produced by the Forum and presents 41 key indicators on important aspects of children’s lives.