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The Rights of LGBTI People in the European Union

Categories: Civil/Human Rights,European Union,Marriage/Family,Sex Issues

http://www.europarl.europa.eu/EPRS/EPRS-Briefing-557011-Rights-LGBTI-people-EU-FINAL.pdf

Describes how the European Union legal system provides limited protection for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex persons in the area of human rights and antidiscrimination, but not in such areas as recognition of marriage or family status.  From the European Parliamentary Research Service

 

Parent and Family Involvement in Education, From the National Household Education Surveys Program of 2012: First Look

Categories: Children,Education,Marriage/Family,Statistics,Volunteering

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2013/2013028rev.pdf

Covers parent involvement in their child’s education including help with homework, family activities, and parent involvement at school.  Covers children enrolled in public and private schools and those who are homeschooled.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

Demographic Characteristics of Business Owners and Employees: 2013

Categories: Business/Economics,Education,Labor/Employment,Marriage/Family,Statistics,Veterans

https://www.sba.gov/sites/default/files/advocacy/Issue_Brief_6_Demographic_Characteristics_2013.pdf

Compares business owner characteristics—age, gender, race, ethnicity, veteran status, marital status, education and so forth—to characteristics of employees in the U.S. economy.  From the U. S. Small Business Administration

 

Public School Teacher Attrition and Mobility in the First Five Years … First Look

Categories: Careers,Education,Labor/Employment,Marriage/Family,Statistics

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2015/2015337.pdf

Survey that shows how life events, school or district characteristics, change of grade assignments, etc. affect their decisions to continue in or leave the teaching profession.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

Employment Characteristics of Families: 2014

Categories: Children,Labor/Employment,Marriage/Family,Statistics

http://www.bls.gov/news.release/archives/famee_04232015.pdf

In 2014, 8% of U.S. families had an unemployed person, down from 9.6% in 2013.  Provides statistics on employment and unemployment in families by race/ethnicity, by family type, by families with own children, by sex, and by marital status.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

FY2014 Annual Report on Intercountry Adoption

Categories: Adoption/Foster Care,Children,Marriage/Family,Statistics

http://travel.state.gov/content/dam/aa/pdfs/fy2014_annual_report.pdf

Provides information on incoming adoptions by country of origin and number of days to completion by country.  From the State Department

 

Changes in Family Welfare from 1994 to 2012: A Tale of Two Decades

Categories: Income/Poverty,Labor/Employment,Marriage/Family,Statistics

https://www.frbatlanta.org/-/media/Documents/research/publications/wp/2014/wp1426.pdf?la=en

Investigates how two developments—the female/male wage ratio’s rise and the growing share of households in which the wife is the principal wage earner—affected family welfare, especially during the 2000s.  From the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

 

Remarriage in the United States

Categories: Marriage/Family,Population/Census,Statistics

http://www.census.gov/content/dam/Census/library/publications/2015/acs/acs-30.pdf

Provides information on basic marital history measures by sex and age, characteristics of adults by how many times they had married, marital history information by birth cohort, the proportion of couples that include spouses married more than once, and geographic variation in remarried couples.  From the Census Bureau

 

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