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Grandparent- versus parent-headed households

Eli Rapoport, Nallammai Muthiah, Sarah A. Keim and Andrew Adesman, Pediatrics, August 2020-
10-08-2020
This study seeks to characterize and compare grandparent- and parent-headed households with respect to adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), child temperament, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and caregiver aggravation and coping.
 

Decomposing changes in first birth trends

Ryohei Mogi - Vienna Institute of Demography, 22 July 2020.
03-08-2020
In high-income countries, women and men born since the 1940s have delayed the birth of their first child, more of them have remained childless, and the timing of the first birth has become more diverse in these cohorts. The interaction between these three trends makes the research on first birth patterns more complex.
 

Parenting children in the age of screens

Brooke Auxier, Monica Anderson, Andrew Perrin and Erica Turner - Pew Researh Center, 28 July 2020.
01-08-2020
Two-thirds of parents in the U.S. say parenting is harder today than it was 20 years ago, with many citing technologies –like social media or smartphones– as a reason.
 

Work to do on gender equality in America

Juliana Horowitz and Ruth Igielnik - Pew Research Center, 7 July 2020.
25-07-2020
A hundred years after the 19th Amendment was ratified, a majority of US adults say the country hasn’t gone far enough when it comes to giving women equal rights with men.
 

Population scenarios from 2017 to 2100

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation - The Lancet, 14 July 2020.
17-07-2020
Future fertility patterns are a key input to estimation of future population size, but they are surrounded by substantial uncertainty and diverging methodologies of estimation and forecasting, leading to important differences in global population projections.
 

Gender equality and long-term care at home

European Institute for Gender Equality, 24 June 2020.
13-07-2020
This research note studies formal home-based care across the EU, focusing the quality of employment in the formal home-based care sector.
 

2019 Family Policy Report

FAFCE, July 2020.
11-07-2020
This study provides an overview of family policies in selected EU Member States, in the perspective of the implementation of the EU Directive on work-life balance for parents and carers.
 

Report on preventing violence against children 2020

WHO, UNICEF, UNESCO, the UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative on Violence against Children, and the Global Partnership to End Violence against Children, June 2020.
04-07-2020
This study charts countries’ progress towards the SDGs aimed at ending violence against children.
 

Caregiving in the US

AARP-NAC, May 2020.
23-06-2020
This report reveals an increase in the number of family caregivers in the United States. Family caregivers now encompass more than one in five Americans. They are in worse health compared to five years ago.
 

Domestic workers: Beyond contagion or starvation

International Labour Organization, May 2020.
15-06-2020
For domestic workers among workers, staying home has meant losing their jobs, and as a result, losing their livelihoods.
 
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