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Poverty strikes single mothers disproportionately, which is exacerbated by child support failures. Shutterstock

How child support can better help single mothers

Single mothers have identified a number of impediments to receiving adequate child support, including compliance, costs and difficult interactions with government agencies.
How can parents who no longer live together continue to raise their children? via www.shutterstock.com

Child custody - parental rights vs the child’s best interest

The November 2014 elections included a North Dakota voter initiative emblematic of the vigorous debate taking place nationwide about child custody. The “Parental Rights Initiative” required courts to award…
Fathers stick around if they can afford to. Orlando Rob

Hard evidence: what sort of people are absent fathers?

Since the 1970s, family life in the UK has changed dramatically. Increases in relationship breakdown, remarriage and repartnering have seen us move away from the traditional, two-parent nuclear family…
Ronnie and Jo Wood pre silver separation. Sean Dempsey/PA

Silver separation could be a headache for women

Longer and healthier lives mean more married couples in their 60s are spying the possibility of second chances. Office for National Statistics figures released yesterday suggest the trend for “silver separators…
Australia has been ahead of the pack in recognising equal rights for parents. Kayla Sawyer

Who decides what’s best for children?

Social issues involving young children and warring interest groups make good media fodder. So researchers involved in these areas have to decide very carefully how to promote their findings to stop their…

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