shows a clear advantage to children from living in two-parent families—but mainly in higher income countries, not low. Why the difference?
A new study by the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) indicates that children raised by cohabiting couples do no worse on average than children raised by married couples once socio-economic background is taken into account, and therefore there is no good reason on the part of the State to encourage marriage.
A study of New Zealand children’s exposure to violence shows that the most common experience is watching people fighting and killing on television and other screens.
In the realm of parenthood today nothing can be taken for granted -- not even that a mother and father are the best thing for children, at least according to certain elites.
Respected US research organisation Child Trends has published a study showing that children tend to do well when their parents have a happy relationship -- and vice-versa. So far, so good.
A recent Pew poll found that Americans are broadly tolerant of “non-traditional families” but draw the line at single motherhood.
We hear a lot about family breakdown but not much that throws light on
its true extent, or on the causes. A new study remedies that by
describing the parental relationship in terms of either “belonging” or
In stepping up control of immigration American states are putting
millions of children at risk of being separated from their parents and
entering the US child welfare system -- perhaps permanently, according
to a Washington DC advocacy group. This is something to weigh seriously
in the intensifying debate over illegal immigrants.