New UK-wide research released by the British Association for Adoption & Fostering (BAAF) has revealed that almost a fifth (19%) of the UK public believe that being over the age of 40 would prevent a person being eligible to adopt a child.
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Scotland’s Chief Statistician has recently published statistics on the number of incidents of domestic abuse recorded by police forces in Scotland over 2010-11 and 2011-12.
The European Network WAVE (Women against Violence Europe) is organising its 14th Annual Conference, which will focus on the needs of women and girls who have experienced violence and the services that support them.
Following the news that Russell Crowe and Danielle Spencer are to divorce, news sites have been reporting that the couple signed a prenuptial agreement when they got married in 2003.
According to a new survey of married couples, over 90% of them are happy in their marriage, and 17% would go so far as to say their relationship was 'perfect', reports the Daily Mail.
The Scottish Government has launched its national parenting strategy, which aims to provide Scotland's parents with easier and better access to information and support.
The Fostering Network has released the results of a recent survey, which shows that 90% of children living with foster families believe that their carers should be paid a wage or fee like staff in children's homes. Currently only around half of foster carers are paid anything at all.
A new study by a researcher at Iowa State University has found that around 25% of divorces are 'inefficient' and the couples might have been happier if they had remained married.
In the first scientific study to test whether doubts about getting married are more likely to lead to an unhappy marriage and divorce, UCLA psychologists report that when women have doubts before their wedding, their misgivings are often a warning sign of trouble if they go ahead with the marriage.
Recent information released by the Register General for Scotland has shown that there has been a 5.9% increase in the number of marriages that were registered in Scotland in the second quarter of 2012. The total figure for the quarter reached 9,155, which is 511 more than the same quarter of 2011, and the highest second quarter figure since 1993.
Aberdeen City Council's Social Care and Wellbeing Committee has agreed to a variety of increases to fees and allowances paid to foster carers, adopters and kinship carers in the city.
A survey of counseling professionals from YourTango.com has offered surprising insights into the romantic relationships of couples with kids. Shockingly, the survey reveals that half of experts polled agree: wives should prioritise their husbands over their kids.
The Scottish Government has outlined its legislative priorities for the 2012-13 parliamentary year, which include the introduction of the Marriage and Civil Partnership Bill.
The latest Scottish Household Survey (SHS) Annual Report, published by Scotland’s Chief Statistician, has given a breakdown of the composition, characteristics, attitudes and behaviour of Scottish households in 2011.
A recent study by think tank IPPR has found that British women and men are choosing to marry partners who are increasingly from the same social class as themselves, despite modern society offering them more choice than ever before.
The Law Society of Scotland has said that new legislation which came into effect at the end of November sets out that forced marriage is unacceptable and will strengthen the position for those who refuse to marry without giving their consent.