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Family structure and children witnessing domestic violence

Children's likelihood of witnessing domestic violence, by family structure (w/ controls) family-studies.org/children-in-si… http://t.co/V1YGUZTSTh
Inst. Family Studies (@FamStudies) January 05, 2015

Law And Economics

Mike Hosking and child poverty

I was listening to Mike’s Minute recently as he justified the minimal amount of money ($25) the National Party has given to beneficiaries and the stricter work obligations. 278 more words

Damon Rusden

The cupboard is bare, says Dear Leader

The latest on Budget 2015;

Prime Minister John Key is lowering expectations about measures to combat child poverty in this week’s budget.

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The Body Politic

The employment rates of sole parents with kindergarten age children, OECD, 2011

Figure 1: percentage of sole parents not working with youngest child aged 3-5, OECD, 2011

Source: OECD family database

Figure 2: percentage of sole parents part-time with youngest child aged 3-5, OECD, 2011

Source: OECD family database

Labour Economics

Feeding Hungry Children is an Act of Basic Human Decency

“It’s the parent’s responsibility to feed their kids, not the government’s”.

Every time child poverty rears its ugly head, this tired cliché is pulled out by conservative opponents to initiatives that would put food in the bellies of our hungry children and I am absolutely sick of hearing it. 885 more words

New Zealand

John Campbell gone, a tragedy, travesty or a wake up call?

Stop all the clocks, cut off the telephone,
Prevent the dog from barking with a juicy bone,
Silence the pianos and with muffled drum
Bring out the coffin, let the mourners come. 692 more words

Change

The employment rates of sole parents with school age children, OECD, 2011

Figure 1: percentage of sole parents working with youngest child aged 6-14, 2011

Source: OECD family database

Figure 2: percentage of sole parents working part0time with youngest child aged 6-14, 2011

Source: OECD family database

Labour Economics