families & children
As Greeks deal with the persistent national crisis, the bonds of family are being tested as every struggles to even get by. Generations living under one roof, trying to get by on less and less money.
Most parents say they spank their children only as a last resort, but audio research at Southern Methodist University shows most parents do the exact opposite.
According to UNICEF, more than 30 percent of children of elementary-school age are working on the streets in Afghanistan and are often their family's sole breadwinners.
Researchers think prehistoric drawings in the famous Rouffignac Cave complex in France may have been done by children, and that part of the cave served as a prehistoric daycare.
A new study from the University of Virginia found that viewing "SpongeBob Square Pants" immediately impaired attention spans among 4-year-olds.
Over a three-day stay at a luxury divorce hotel in the Netherlands, a mediator and other specialists – notaries, even psychologists – are on hand to help couples get divorced.
As Indians become more prosperous and have access to technology that can tell them the sex of a fetus, they are increasingly choosing to abort girls.
The Chinese government has sponsored 90 Chinese children and their adopted American families to visit their native country with "Heritage Tours."
Philadelphia enforces a strict curfew in response to flash mobs organized by young people on social media to commit acts of violence.
Women who chose home births say they want more control of their bodies and are rejecting the hospital and its technology.