Large U.S. studies highlight the heavy socioeconomic impact on children growing up with absent parents

A boy and his father meet a delivery robot in Philoma, Oregon. 3Natalie Behring / Getty Images Getty Images via North America / AFP Family life A new study from the Institute for Family Studies found that having a biological father at home is a significant predictor of boys’ outcomes in fields ranging from criminal … Read more

The deaths of three sisters paint a picture of domestic violence over dowry

Sardar Meena was searching in vain for her three daughters and her two grandchildren who had been missing for several days from their marital home in Dudu village in Rajasthan, India, when their bodies were found in an old well. Countryside Kalu, 27, the mother of a four-year-old boy and a 27-day-old child, her younger … Read more