Children

The IGR Focuses on the Old, When the Future Belongs to the Young

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Op-ed (published opinion/editorial)
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The IGR Focuses on the Old, When the Future Belongs to the Young
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The Conversation

Releasing Australia’s fourth Intergenerational Report, Joe Hockey described it as the “social compact between generations”, which would

Female Company President: "I'm Sorry to all the Mothers I Worked With"

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News Article
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Female Company President: "I'm Sorry to all the Mothers I Worked With"
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Fortune
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Judi Casey

PowerToFly President Katharine Zaleski admits: “I didn’t realize how horrible I’d been – until I had a child of my own.”

Book Review: In Our Hands: The Struggle for U.S. Child Care Policy

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Book
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Book Review: In Our Hands: The Struggle for U.S. Child Care Policy
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Anne Weisberg, Families and Work Institute
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Judi Casey

Parents across the country at every income level and from every ethnic background try every day to realize the American Dream by providing for their children. But, all too often, as headlines attest, parents are forced to choose between providing cash and care.

The Role of Fathers in Child Outcomes: Largely Ignored but Apparently Relevant

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Press Release
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The Role of Fathers in Child Outcomes: Largely Ignored but Apparently Relevant
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WZB-Mitteilungen 146, December 2014
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Collegio Carlo Alberto

Fatherhood Initiatives - Connecting Fathers to Their Children

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Report
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Fatherhood Initiatives - Connecting Fathers to Their Children
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Congressional Research Service
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Kay Dowgun

The federal government's support of fatherhood initiatives raises a wide array of issues. This report briefly examines the role of the Child Support Enforcement (CSE) agency in fatherhood programs and discusses initiatives to promote and support father-child interaction outside the parents' relationship.

The More Time Dads Spend with Their Kids, the Happier They Are at Work

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News Article
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The More Time Dads Spend with Their Kids, the Happier They Are at Work
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Forbes
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Judi C Casey

How Good Dads Can Change the World

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News Article
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How Good Dads Can Change the World
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The Daily Beast
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Judi C Casey

As well as fighting for women's equality, we should be lobbying for men to be equal partners at home. The financial and cultural benefits would change our world.

UW Madison: Assistant or Associate Professor in Diverse and Underserved Children, Families and Communities

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Job Opportunity
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UW Madison: Assistant or Associate Professor in Diverse and Underserved Children, Families and Communities
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UW Madison job postings

The Department of Human Development and Family Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison is recruiting a 12 month, tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor in Diverse and Underserved Children, Families and Communities. This is an integrated appointment with 25% resident responsibilities and 75% Extension responsibilities for Family Living Programs, University of Wisconsin-Extension, Cooperative Extension. 

Paid Maternity Leave Is Good for Business

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Op-ed (published opinion/editorial)
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Paid Maternity Leave Is Good for Business
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Wall Street Journal
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Judi C Casey

When we increased paid maternity leave to 18 from 12 weeks in 2007, the rate at which new moms left Google fell by 50%. (We also increased paternity leave to 12 weeks from seven, as we know that also has a positive effect on families and our business.) Mothers were able to take the time they needed to bond with their babies and return to their jobs feeling confident and ready. And it's much better for Google's bottom line--to avoid costly turnover, and to retain the valued expertise, skills and perspective of our employees who are mothers.

Why U.S. Women Are Leaving Jobs Behind

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News Article
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Why U.S. Women Are Leaving Jobs Behind
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New York Times
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Kay Dowgun

The U.S. was once a world leader in women's employment.  But no more, as a lack of family-friendly policies may be taking its toll.  While rates of employment for women have been rising in many other coutries, they have declined in the U.S., falling to 69 percent from 74 percent since the year 1999.

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