In the 1970s, a young urban planning professor, Dolores Hayden, believed that city design was the key to unlocking patriarchal structures that trapped women in the home. How much has the city changed?
Forget the "summer slide" here's how you can help your child learn more over the summer holidays.
The number of UK babies being born to surrogate mothers has risen by 255% in the past six years.
Interviews with hundreds of unaccompanied minors in Los Angeles reveal that relationships with US sponsors can be complicated.
The attacks show not only a shift in women's roles in violent extremism, but also the involvement of families in acts of terror.
The UK has one of the most developed palliative care services in the world, yet people still miss out.
Raising children to speak more than one language is a challenge for parents in today's world. Here are some tips to raise bilingual children.
Ever since partition in 1947, South Asia's two biggest players have been locked in sibling rivalry.
New research shows that children who are kind, supportive and understanding influence their siblings to act and behave in similar ways.
The 1988 Seoul Olympics shed light on South Korea's institutionalised practice of international adoption.
Pets have become a major part of our lives, with many millennials opting for a dog or cat instead of children. What should employers do to accommodate pet owners?
It's widely accepted that young people living in children's homes or foster care are vulnerable to mental illness, but new research shows that social media can actually help.
The White House and Republicans' narrative distorts the numbers and the values that underlie family migration.
Parents only want the best for their children, but caring for the environment doesn't happen overnight.
Despite the delight of not having to work for several days or even weeks, holidays come with pressures.
Older relatives often object to younger people using their smartphones and tablets during family gatherings. But digital devices can connect distant relatives year-round.
Family is not a clearly defined structure in the story: It isn’t biological or reflective of some 'norm.' It is instead a choice to stick together, come what may.
We all know the holidays can be stressful, but we may not realize that we often continue the cycle. Here's how to let things go and enjoy the holidays instead of dreading them.
Holiday traditions – whether culinary, religious, decorative or musical – help families bond and individuals feel stable and content.
Family support, being valued in their own homes and enjoying strong support from their social structures helped instill lesbians in a conservative South African province with a strong sense of self.