Entries by Anne Marie Carrie from 06/2012

Child Poverty is a Blight on Our Nation, Which We Will Not Remove Unless we Take Action That Matters

| Posted 06.13.2012 | UK

Eradicating child poverty is an ambitious but hugely important aspiration. Not only does it makes sense economically, as according to the Joseph Rowntree Foundation the annual cost of our high levels of child poverty is around £25 billion, but it is a moral duty, as no decent society should allow children to go without, to the extent that it affects their future life chances.

It's the Parenting That Counts This Father's Day

| Posted 06.17.2012 | UK

Listening to the arguments, I have become increasingly incensed by those who hold the opinion that a marriage between a man and woman automatically makes for the optimal situation in which to bring up children and parent.