Fighting poverty reduces child neglect cases

Boosting an anti-poverty measure called the Earned Income Tax Credit can reduce cases of child neglect, new research finds.

Kim Eckart-Washington • futurity
Jan. 27, 2021 ~8 min

Fighting poverty reduces child neglect cases

Boosting an anti-poverty measure called the Earned Income Tax Credit can reduce cases of child neglect, new research finds.

Kim Eckart-Washington • futurity
Jan. 27, 2021 ~8 min

Rough nights for moms of multiple kids, but not dads

Mothers of multiple children report more fragmented sleep, but the number of kids doesn't seem to affect sleep quality for dads.

Shirley Cardenas-McGill • futurity
Jan. 13, 2021 ~3 min

Family court decisions distorted by misuse of key research, say experts

Family courts are misunderstanding and misusing research around how children form close relationships with their caregivers, say an international group of

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Jan. 12, 2021 ~8 min

Even before COVID, 1/3 of US families were ‘net worth poor’

"...'net worth poor' households have no assets to withstand a sudden economic loss, like we have seen with COVID-19. Their savings are virtually nil..."

Duke University • futurity
Jan. 8, 2021 ~4 min

Child services targets poor families for biased reasons

The child welfare system in the US often targets poor families for unnecessary investigations or child removals, the author of a new book argues.

Sandra Knispel-U. Rochester • futurity
Dec. 16, 2020 ~10 min

Would family ‘bargaining’ save older Indian women?

Lack of "bargaining power" within the household may explain the excess mortality rate among Indian women over 45, research suggests.

Amy McCaig-Rice University • futurity
Dec. 10, 2020 ~4 min

Would family ‘bargaining’ save older Indian women?

Lack of "bargaining power" within the household may explain the excess mortality rate among Indian women over 45, research suggests.

Amy McCaig-Rice University • futurity
Dec. 10, 2020 ~4 min

For dementia caregivers, tips for holiday joy during COVID

How can the families of someone with Alzheimer's or dementia make the holidays special during the pandemic? An elder care expert has suggestions.

Patti Verbanas-Rutgers • futurity
Dec. 4, 2020 ~5 min

For dementia caregivers, tips for holiday joy during COVID

How can the families of someone with Alzheimer's or dementia make the holidays special during the pandemic? An elder care expert has suggestions.

Patti Verbanas-Rutgers • futurity
Dec. 4, 2020 ~5 min

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