State of the Family, December 2015

Von Bornin perhe

 

As this year wraps up, here are some recent headlines and quotes on the family and population:

But with study after study showing that children, families, and now even states benefit from strong and stable married families, the job of those who would seek to deny that marriage and family structure also play an important role — the family-structure denialists — is getting harder and harder. That’s because the facts just aren’t with those who seek to deny the scientific evidence that family change is having a major impact on our social environment and — in particular — our boys.

Read more at: http://www.nationalreview.com/article/425957/family-structure-matters-w-bradford-wilcox

Children from broken homes are ‘three times more likely to suffer from mental health problems’

Gay couples could soon have children with traits of BOTH fathers: ‘Multiplex parenting’ could allow up to 32 people to contribute to child’s DNA

Generation childless: Women in their 40s are TWICE as likely not to have children compared to their mothers

Generation of have-it-all women is cracking up under stress: Number who experience condition is 50% higher than for men of the same age

Greying nation: Canada has more seniors than kids for the first time ever. Here’s what that means

Maps show just how EMPTY Australia really is! How the population clings to the coast and jams into tiny urban clusters

Number of stay-home mothers falls below two million for the first time: Warning thousands are being forced to return to work because of financial pressure

Over a third of babies born in the UK are no longer white British: More than 10% come from other Caucasian backgrounds mirroring increased migration from Europe

The Population Problem

We’re better at childcare than jobs, say one in three young women: Study also finds third of under-30s think it is irresponsible to work while caring for young children

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