The World Family Map 2017
Confirms family stability and marriage but it also contains some observations which run counter to media headlines. You may be surprised.
This is the story of a remarkable village in Luquan, Kunming which has taken 166 special needs children from the Kunming orphanage into their families. A picture of God adopting us.
How a community becomes trauma-informed
A few weeks back, I wrote about Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and the effect they have on adult health including mental illness, doing time in prison, and work issues, such as absenteeism.
Families in Britain - 6 themes
What is daily life really like for Britain’s families? 4Children began to dig deeper into the hopes, fears and aspirations of our country’s families. Their report identified six themes
Large families, poverty and welfare reform - Bradford
What do we already know about large families’ experiences of poverty and welfare reform? What more do we need to find out if we are to better understand their experiences and to provide the best forms of support? How might future waves of welfare reform affect large families? And what can we do to help families living with the consequences of on-going benefit changes? This conference will bring together policy makers, voluntary sector organisations and academics.