With the right support, women in prison or whose children are in care can breastfeed. But there are challenges.
Supporting mums in prison and whose babies are in care to breastfeed has benefits for mums, their children and wider society.
Scott Morrison talked about first home buyers during the election campaign, but had little to say about social housing.
The Morrison government, having added a housing minister to its ranks, needs to recognise housing as having more than just economic value. Its impact on our ability to give and receive care is critical.
Why choice should not be the most important factor in elder care.
Thousands of young carers are supporting family members unrecognised and wary of asking for help.
Britain – and many other countries – is facing an acute care crisis that is inextricably linked to the entrenchment of neoliberalism.
Social robots are one way to provide lonely seniors with companionship.
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Robots address challenges care systems face -- and could even provide companionship to those who need it most.
Yoga, meditation and breathing exercises can help students manage exam anxiety.
The exam period can be a stressful time for students. Here are a few strategies to help students cope.
Ready to learn.
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Children in care simply aren't getting the support they want when it comes to their education
Delivery bots, maintenance drones and care robots are all being tested in real world contexts – and that's just the beginning.
No other government redress scheme has included children who were abused both in care and not in care.
Australia's proposed redress scheme for victims of child sexual abuse is more complex, bigger, and includes more sites than any other.
It can be a destructive cycle for mothers whose children are taken into care.
Modern citizenship in the West increasingly involves a duty to care for ourselves – to eat healthily, exercise enough and even screen ourselves for disease – to minimize our health-care costs to the state.
Are your new diet, exercise, meditation and self-care resolutions for 2019 really a personal choice? Or are you a model Western "biocitizen," living a life of unfreedom?
Plans for an industrial school in Feltham, England.
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The reconviction rates of children put in institutions was lower than it is today, new research shows.
People working in caring professions are not superhuman.
How can Europe best take care of its elderly?
By 2050, over 36% of Europe's population will be 65-plus, leading to a shortage of professional and informal caretakers across the region. Coordination on elder care may be the EU's best bet.
A brother and sister take shelter from aerial attacks in the rebel-held territory of the Nuba Mountains in South Kordofan.
The world has turned its back on the Nuba people of Sudan. Despite the critical need for food, none of the organisations involved in helping people in dire need have attempted to deliver aid to them.
There’s an urgent need for a new ethic of dementia care that supports the facilitation of sexual expression.
The sexuality of persons living with dementia is demonized by media and ignored by clinical guidelines. But sexuality is fundamental to being human and vital to a humane culture of residential care.
Private companies are building new inpatient units – the state has been trying to reduce them for the last five years.
Young and old share happy moments at a Welsh care facility.
Bringing older adults and young children together will make the care system better for everyone.
Distribution of cash can be useful for delivering child care.
Dispensing cash to ensure healthy care for vulnerable children is critical, but it must be supplemented by other interventions to maximise well-being.