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Building on its long history as an authority in fingerprinting, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) uses its expertise to help parents and guardians protect America’s children through the Community Fingerprinting Program and the National Child...
The western financial and economic crisis that began in 2008 was the worst for 70 years – by far more severe than, for example, the Asian financial crisis in the 1990s and the post-September 11, 2001 crisis. Among its many effects has been a...
  • 30 Nov 2016
  • Sachin De Stone, Franziska Meinck, Lorraine Sherr, Lucie Cluver, Jenny Doubt, Frederick Mark Orkin, Caroline Kuo, Amogh Sharma, Imca Hensels, Sarah Skeen, Alice Redfern, Mark Tomlinson
  • Pages: 48
Background: There is limited research on the factors associated with parenting and the subsequent outcomes for children and adolescents in southern Africa. Evidence from the global north shows the importance of parenting on child development. There...
Unwanted pregnancy, which is relatively common in China, usually leads to induced abortion. Although unmarried young women are at higher risk of delay in seeking an abortion, this population has rarely been studied in China. The present paper uses a...
Improvement of the status of women and enhancement of contraceptive supply through visits by field workers would make the family planning programme more effective and successful
The most recent demographic data collected by India’s 1992/93 National Family Health Survey revealed marked variations in fertility by state. Fertility, measured by the total fertility rate (TFR), ranged from as high as 4.82, 4.25, 4.00, 3.99 and...
The Government should consider strategies to reduce poverty, expand schooling, particularly for girls, and help to strengthen women’s ability to care for their families.
Tourism represents the perfect blend of contemporary globalization, incorporating trade, mobility, people, and development. It has proven its endurance amid persisting global economic challenges, geopolitical changes, and natural and man-made crises.
Early identification of students who fail to reach basic, age-appropriate literacy skills is the first step to ensure timely support of their learning. Understanding those drivers of low achievement that are beyond students’ control enables policy...
This article points out the apparent inevitability that any controversy will lead to a reductio ad absurdum, that is to say that the points of view under discussion will be carried to an extreme which distorts them and renders the discussion sterile....
  • 30 Apr 2016
  • Yekaterina Chzhen, Irene Moor, William Pickett, Emilia Toczydlowska, Gonneke Stevens
  • Pages: 26
A large body of literature has established socio-economic gradients in adolescent health, but few studies have investigated the extent to which these gradients are associated with very poor health outcomes. The current analysis examined the extent to...
Social factors and family considerations play an important part in shaping migration patterns and influencing outcomes
Bangladesh has achieved a considerable increase in contraceptive use over the past decade, resulting in an appreciable decline in fertility. The programme efforts have been largely facilitated by major changes over the past two decades, both positive...
Policy measures, in their dimensions, urgency and intensity, should differ between Bangladesh’s metrocities.
In the early 1980s the Government of Nepal set a demographic target of reducing the current fertility rate of about six children per woman of childbearing age to 2.5 by the end of the century. To achieve this target, increasing attention has been...
The population programme should cater to the time constraints that women face and try to reduce their double burden caused by the inequitable division of domestic responsibilities.
Family may be defined as a group of persons related to a specific degree, through blood, adoption or marriage. The difficulty is that comparative data on the family in the broad definition of the term are not available. The available statistics...
The programme certainly needs to be focused at achieving various welfare-oriented targets rather than increasing the number of contraceptive acceptors.
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