The research, conducted by two Stanford economists, studied the effects of a reform in Sweden introducing more flexibility in the parental leave system
Eight years into the Syrian Civil War, families are trying to find those detained or missing.
Demonstrators say long-established rights like abortion and divorce are under threat
For many countries the commercial success of Mother's Day is inspired by the US — but what about its origins?
There is amusement in Hungary about the choice of picture.
A children's guardians could no longer be labelled “mother” and “father” on official French school documents, but “parent 1” and “parent 2”.
Conservative MP Mims Davies says British families should take inspiration from those in Mediterranean countries.
The law does not set punishments for offenders, and has to be approved by the Senate before going in the statute books.
Why sharing child-raising responsibilities more equally can be good for everyone involved.
Denmark's immigration laws make it harder for its own citizens than for residents of other EU countries to bring in foreign partners.
Families in North and South Korea are attending the 21st official reunion since the Korean war resulted in the division of the peninsula
Following last month's deadly wildfire in Greece relatives of the victims are demanding answers as to how the rescue operation went so wrong
It's after the government in 2016, suspended the right for asylum seekers to bring immediate family members. But the new rules mean only a 1,000 people per month will be chosen
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Take a look at some of the sweetest moments as football players share centre stage with their nearest and dearest.
Bavarian police have fined 10 families for trying to take their kids on holiday during the school term.
Family dies in attack but eight-year-old child survives, while at least one police officer dies and several other victims are wounded a day after an Islamic militant family is blamed for bombing three churches in country's second city, killing 13.
Police say a mother and her two daughters, one of them a 9 year old, blew themselves up while the father and two sons targeted two other places of worship.