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Teens and cyberbullying

Pew Research Center - 27 September 2018.
06-10-2018
59% of US teens have been bullied or harassed online, and a similar share says it's a major problem for people their age. At the same time, teens mostly think teachers, social media companies and politicians are failing at addressing this issue.
 

The cost of doing nothing

US Department of Labor, 4 September 2018.
25-09-2018
The price everyone pays at the US without paid leave policies to support America’s 21st century working families.
 

Paid family leave in the United States

Sarah A. Donovan - Congressional Research Service, 12 September 2018.
16-09-2018
As defined in state law and federal proposals, family caregiving activities that are eligible for paid family leave or leave insurance benefits generally include caring for and bonding with a newly arrived child and attending to the serious medical needs of certain close family members.
 

Family demographic processes and in-work poverty in the US

Zachary Van Winkle and Emanuela Struffolino - Demographic Research, September 2018.
15-09-2018
In-work poverty, a phenomenon that engenders social exclusion, is exceptionally high in the United States. However, we have no knowledge on the effects of family demographic processes on in-work poverty across individuals’ life courses.
 

How teens and parents navigate screen time and device distractions

Jingjing Jiang - Pew Research Center, 22 August 2018.
09-09-2018
Two-thirds of parents express concern over their teen’s screen time, but they face their own challenges of device-related distraction
 

Life after critical illness in children

The Journal of Pediatrics, July 2018.
26-08-2018
When it is a child whose life is saved, the mental health effects can extend to parents and siblings. Anxiety and stress may crop up as a reaction to what they have seen.
 

The impact of family structure on children: Effects of divorce

Jane Anderson - The Linacre Quaterly, 2014.
20-08-2018
The best scientific literature to date suggests that, with the exception of parents faced with unresolvable marital violence, children fare better when parents work at maintaining the marriage. Consequently, society should make every effort to support healthy marriages.
 

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.
 
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