COVID-19 has spotlighted structural injustice inherent in child care in Canada. Organizational leaders have a responsibility to work together, with child care stakeholders, to redress this injustice.
A new study has found US mums have experienced a marked drop in their works hours during the pandemic. But this is not the case for dads.
For US parents, the health, economic and social crisis the COVID-19 pandemic brought about is compounded by the difficult if not impossible task of working, caring for and educating kids.
The United States has 53 million caregivers, according to the latest estimate. And COVID-19 makes what they do much harder.
Now that the pandemic has made migrant workers visible in Canada, as well as the true value of the work they do, it's time to dramatically improve their working conditions.
Care facilities are often considered a last resort in South Africa. Personal care is assumed to be provided by family and household members.
Technological solutions may help to relieve the burden of care for family, service providers and caregivers working with the elderly.
Some carers actually thrive in the face of dementia, here's why.
This penalty can amount to more than 15 percent of a mom's paycheck. Ramping up paid maternity leave and high-quality child care would probably help narrow the gap.
The demographics, which include declining numbers of adult children free to step up and potentially fewer immigrants, suggest that this big problem society faces will get bigger.
With people living longer lives and dementia on the rise, it's time to consider whether it's verboten for spouses acting as full-time caregivers to seek love and comfort outside their marriages.
Millions of American children are being cared for by grandparents. To honor Grandparents Day we ask: What are the social and health impacts of this often unexpected turn of events?
Robots have the potential to help support a growing population that wants to age in their own homes. But those helpful machines won't be the humanoid butlers of science fiction.
A recent study finds that friends ought not let friends with dementia be lonely. The surprising part? Why staying friends is good for the friend without dementia as well as for the one who has it.
The number of adults living with cancer is expected to triple in size by 2030. How can we prepare for this public health challenge?
Research reveals few differences between the parenting of gay men and their straight peers. But it looks like gay fathers could be more apt to volunteer at their children's schools.
Social welfare budgets have simply not been adequate to plug decades’ worth of under-resourcing, especially in black communities. It's a good place for government to start giving life to its slogans
The gendered nature of social welfare is invisible and taken for granted – particularly in development contexts.It's time to debate a more gender-sensitive and equitable welfare agenda in the South.
To prevent men from using violence in their households, violence against children needs to stop before they become adults.
Data analysed from 32 countries shows women make a huge economic contribution that often goes unrecognised (and unpaid).