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Expert Group Meeting on Youth

Expert Group Meeting on Youth

The Doha International Family Institute, in collaboration with the Division for Inclusive Social Development of UN DESA and IFFD, have organized an Expert Group Meeting on ‘The Role of Families and Family Policy in Supporting Youth Transition’, held 11-12 December 2018 in Doha, Qatar.
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Spain sees worst demographic balance since 1941
Xinhua, 12 December 2018.
The main reason for the falling birth rate is that less Spaniards are getting married.

US: Most parents – and many non-parents – don’t expect to have kids in the future
Gretchen Livingston & Juliana Menasce Horowitz - Pew Research Center, 12 December 2018.
About seven-in-ten US parents younger than 50 say it’s unlikely they will have more children in the future – and among childless adults in the same age group, about four-in-ten (37%) say they don’t ever expect to become parents.

On cultural and technological parenting
Julian Vigo - Forbes, 11 December 2018.
After her second suspension from the bus for bullying, Ohio student was made to walk to school by her father.

Australia: is marriage changing?
Caitlin Fitzsimmons - Sydney Morning Herald, 9 December 2018.
Some see evidence of the institution of marriage declining in popularity, but the author considers it as reflective of the fact there’s less social pressure to marry for the sake of it.

Marriage can protect against tribulation
Paul Enck & Nicole Simon - Science Trends, 14 December 2018.
Researchers have now noticed a certain degree of protection against depression.

How to save your family from holiday stress
Jeremy Brown - Fatherly, 14 December 2018.
From festivity fatigue to setting unreasonable holiday expectations, there are a lot of relationship stressors lurking in the holy season.
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