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Impact of child maltreatment on neural face processing

Lisa J.M. van den Berga, Marieke S. Tollenaara, Laura H.C.G. Compier-de Block, Marian J. Bakermans-Kranenburg and Bernet M. Elzingaa - Psychoneuroendocrinology, April 2019.
07-04-2019
Exposure to childhood maltreatment is associated with a cascade of negative consequences that impairs psychological, social and biological development, which can persist throughout the life span.
 

Are immigrants a strength or a burden?

Ana Gonzalez-Barrera and Phillip Connor - Pew Research Center, 14 March 2019.
31-03-2019
Majorities of publics in top migrant destination countries say immigrants strengthen their countries, according to this survey of 18 countries that host half of the world’s migrants.
 

Cohabiting families’ disadvantage

Wendy Wang and W. Bradford Wilcox - Institute for Family Studies, March 2019.
23-03-2019
This survey of 11 developed countries shows that large shares of cohabiting couples with children under age 18 doubt that their current relationship will last, especially in comparison to married parents.
 

EU fertility statistics

European Union, data extracted in March 2019.
15-03-2019
This article looks at the development of a range of indicators concerning the number of births and fertility across the European Union (EU) .
 

Feasibility study for a Child Guarantee - Inception Report

European Commission - Eurochild & Save the Children, 25 February 2019.
09-03-2019
The key overall objective of this study is to explore how a child guarantee scheme could contribute to combating poverty and social exclusion, particularly amongst the EU’s most disadvantaged children; and ensuring the access of these children to the five areas identified by the European Parliament.
 

Trends in life expectancy in EU and other OECD countries

Raleigh, V. - OECD Health Working Papers, 26 February 2019.
01-03-2019
Looking ahead, it is unclear whether the current slowdown in mortality improvements in some EU countries and the USA is a long-term trend or not.
 

World Youth Report

UN DESA, February 2019.
23-02-2019
Young people have the potential to save the world. All we have to do is let them do just that.
 

Social Class, Gender, and Contemporary Parenting Standards in the US

Patrick Ishizuka - Social Forces, 22 December 2018.
16-02-2019
The findings suggest that cultural norms of child-centered, time-intensive mothering and fathering are now pervasive, pointing to high contemporary standards for parental investments in children.
 

Employment situation - OECD

OECD, 17 January 2019.
09-02-2019
The OECD area employment rate increased by 0.1 percentage point in the third quarter of 2018, to 68.4%. Across the OECD area, 570 million people were employed.
 

UNICEF Humanitarian Action for Children 2019

UNICEF, January 2019.
01-02-2019
This edition of UNICEF’s report on requirements for humanitarian action highlights major emergencies affecting children and families around the world, and the results achieved by UNICEF and partners in response to those crises.
 
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