Global Childhood Report 2019
Save The Children
In commemoration of its founding 100 years ago, Save the Children released its third annual Global Childhood Report to show that children born today have a better chance than at any time in history to reach their full potential.
Are the world’s richest countries
Yekaterina Chzhen, Anna Gromada, Gwyther Rees - UNICEF, June 2019.
This report focuses on childcare leave for parents and early childhood education and care for preschool children in the 41 high- and middle-income countries that are part of the OECD or the European Union.
Effect of exposure to gun violence in video games
Justin H. Chang and Brad J. Bushman - JAMA, 31 May 2019.
Exposure to violent video games increases children’s dangerous behavior around real firearms.
US: A rising share of undergraduates are from poor families
Richard Fry and Anthony Cilluffo - Pew Center, 22 May 2019
The overall number of undergraduates at US colleges and universities has increased dramatically over the past 20 years, with growth fueled almost exclusively by an influx of students from low-income families and students of color.
Family resilience and connection promote flourishing among US children
Christina D. Bethell, Narangerel Gombojav, and Robert C. Whitaker - Health Affairs, 26 May 2019.
The family characteristics that help a child flourish were resilience, and connection between the parent and child.
US Births: Provisional data for 2018
National Center for Health Statistics, May 2019.
Births are shown by age and race and
Hispanic origin of mother. Data on
prenatal care, cesarean delivery, preterm
births, and low birthweight are also
A changing world
Jacob Poushter, Janell Fetterolf and Christine Tamir - Pew Research Center, 22 April 2019.
People see more diversity and gender equality happening but say family ties have weakened.
20,000 unaccompanied minors among
asylum seekers in the EU
Eurostat, 26 April 2019.
In 2018, 19 700 asylum seekers applying for international protection in the Member States of the European Union were
considered to be unaccompanied minors.
Employment Outlook 2019
OECD, 25 April 2019.
The 2019 edition of the OECD Employment Outlook presents new evidence on changes in job stability, underemployment and the share of well-paid jobs, and discusses the policy implications of these changes with respect to how technology, globalisation, population ageing, and other megatrends are transforming the labour market in OECD countries.
US teens: Anxiety and depression as a major problem among their peers
Juliana Menasce Horowitz and Nikki Graf - Pew Research Center, 20 February 2019.
For boys and girls, day-to-day experiences and future aspirations vary in key ways.