Teenagers’ career aspirations and the future of work
Anthony Mann, Vanessa Denis, Andreas Schleicher, Hamoon Ekhtiari, Terralynn Forsyth, Elvin Liu and Nick Chambers - OECD, January 2020.
With young people staying in education longer than ever and the labour market automating with unprecedented speed, students need help to make sense of the world of work.
Midlife work and women’s long-term health and mortality
According to this study, consistent work earlier in life continues to predict improved health and longevity
over many years as women enter late life.
Gender inequality, work hours and the future of work
Ariane Hegewisch and Valerie Lacarte - , 14 November 2019.
Based on analysis of the US Current Population Survey, the report presents trends in hours worked during the last forty years for workers ages 25 to 64.
Global Childhood Report 2019
Save the Children, December 2019.
Children born today have a better chance than at any time in history to
grow up healthy, educated and protected, with the opportunity to reach
their full potential.
Parenting interventions and behaviour problems in children
Camilla Nystrand, Inna Feldman, Pia Enebrink and Filipa Sampaio - Plos One, 2 December 2019.
Parenting interventions are cost-effective in the longer run in comparison to a waitlist control.
Solutions to support student parents and their children
Alex Camardelle and Jennifer Lee - Georgia Budget and Policy Institute, 13 December 2019.
A parent’s educational level can be a strong predictor of their child’s own educational success and economic outcomes.
Family versus intimate partners: who matters more for health
Sarah B. Woods, Jacob B. Priest, and Patricia N. E. Roberson - Journal of Family Psychology, 7 November 2019.
Strained family relations may lead to development or worsening of chronic health conditions.
Lone mothers’ experiences of stigma
Nicola Jane Carroll - The University of Huddersfield, July 2017.
One in four children grow up in a single-parent family – so why is there still a stigma?
Heavy and binge alcohol drinking and parenting status in the US
Sarah McKetta and Katherine M. Keyes - Public Library of Science, 26 November 2019.
Alcohol consumption by women who parent is damaging to child health, and it is concerning that women in their reproductive years have experienced increased drinking over the past decade.
The rights of children at a crossroads
UNICEF, November 2019.
Thirty years ago, the UN adopted the Convention on the Rights of the Child. It has since become the most widely ratified human rights treaty, but is it respected?