Adoption

  • Illustration of traditional and nontraditional families, photo by ONYXprj/Adobe Stock

    Journal Article

    Leave Policies and Practice for Non-Traditional Families

    This policy memo provides an overview of the extent to which non-traditional families are taken into account by Member States in developing family leave policies.

    Aug 16, 2019

  • Journal Article

    Few HIV-Positive Parents Make Guardianship Arrangements for Their Children

    Few unmarried parents who are HIV-positive have made legally documented arrangements for who would care for their children if the parents die. Having guardianship in place could help ease the trauma their children would suffer when losing a parent.

    Jan 1, 2007

  • Report

    Early Adolescent Childbearing: Some Further Notes.

    Teenage pregnancy has been on the rise in America since the mid-sixties. The growing number of births occurring to adolescents, especially to 14- and 15-year-old girls, foreshadows serious and far-reaching consequences for society. Whereas many tee...

    Jan 1, 1978

  • Report

    Early adolescent childbearing: some social implications

    Reviews current research findings on teenage pregnancies that indicate illegitimacy may be increasingly concentrated in the teenage years, and discusses the implications for mothers, children, and society. Adolescents who are sexually active are act...

    Jan 1, 1977

  • Report

    Where have all the children gone? the adoption market today

    The number of children adopted has declined since 1970, suggesting that the pool of children available had decreased. Adoption by relatives remains almost constant, and currently represents the majority of adoptions. As a result, adoption by unrelate...

    Jan 1, 1977

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    Heejin Kim

    Assistant Policy Researcher, RAND; Ph.D. Candidate, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education M.A. in public policy, University of Chicago; M.B.A., MIT Sloan School of Management; B.A. in economics, Yonsei University