Marriage moderates some genetic predispositions to anti-social behaviour, research shows.
Only a fraction of our children are fully nurtured, thanks to the breakdown in marriage.
We know from the youths who do not get involved.
If we are really concerned about violence against women and children we cannot be silent about family structure.
New research shows family structure is strongly linked to educational success.
Kids need stable upbringings for healthy psychological development.
For one thing, married men work more.
When they stay married, research shows.
Not all adolescents are equally at risk of depression, as Swedish researchers have found.
They are more likely to live with someone who's had substance abuse or mental health problems.
One of poverty's major causes is being raised outside of an intact family.
Highlighting the importance of a structured lifestyle.
College attendance depends on more than Obama's provision of financial aid.
shows a clear advantage to children from living in two-parent families -- but mainly in higher income countries, not low. Why the difference?
Social science provides ample evidence that churchgoing kids flourish. So why are some secularists crusading against religion?
The first in a series of annual reports shows how the family is faring in different parts of the world. Find out how your own region compares.
At the time of the mass murder perpetrated by Norwegian Anders Behring Breivik last year I commented -- like others -- on the killer’s broken family background. A new book shows another side to his family experience.
A law professor comes up with a scheme to move black children out of the frying pan into the fire.
The new Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART) have allowed the creation of brave new families. Whereas earlier it took a man and a woman to produce a child, now there are all sorts of combinations available. A child can be manufactured with any number of players involved.
A large US study shows that growing up in a religious household has advantages for children.
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