Sherlune Jacques

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Beyond prosperity: the real Chinese dream is reform of the one-child policy

Local authorities in China this week announced that Zhang Yimou, the acclaimed director of such films as House of Flying Daggers and Raise the Red Lantern and the brain child behind China's Olympic ceremonies in 2008, would be fined 7.5m yuan (£750,000) for violating China's one-child-policy. …

Your Chinese New Year recipes

Regular contributors TwinnyDip not only suggested this week's theme – the Chinese Year of the Horse kicked off yesterday – but managed to get two recipes in, one of which proved to be the winner.<p>No mean feat in a strong field; my assembled group of Chinese banqueters each had their favourite, with …

Nurse cutbacks 'linked to death rates', study finds

Nursing cutbacks are directly linked to higher patient death rates in hospitals, a major study has found.<p>Every extra patient added to a nurse's workload increases the risk of death within a month of surgery by 7%, according to data from 300 European hospitals in nine countries.<p>The situation is made …

Single fathers: UK statistics

A reform this year could see separated fathers in the UK gaining the legal right to see their children. The new clause in the draft Children and Families Bill on 'shared parenting' attempts to address criticisms that fathers' access rights have long been overlooked. But how is fatherhood in the UK …

Single Parent Advice: How To Stress Less As A Solo Parent, According To Our Readers

Raising a child alone is no easy feat. From wrangling the kids for soccer meets to preparing dinner and micromanaging the chores, it's a rare single parent who doesn't feel a little (or a <i>lot)</i> harried by the end of the day.<p>Just ask HuffPost Divorce blogger Kerri Zane. On Wednesday, the single mother …

China's not alone in stigmatising single mothers

You'd need a heart of flint not to have been horrified by the tale of Baby 59 – the newborn cut out of a lavatory waste pipe in China. The 22-year-old mother, who'd alerted the police, had hidden toys for him, but also kept the pregnancy secret, giving birth alone in the lavatory, when the child …

Children in single-parent homes more likely to be living in poverty, says report

Nearly one in four Australian children living with a single parent are now in poverty, with cuts to welfare payments potentially to blame for a steep …

What the Rising Number of Single Dads Says About Fatherhood in General

Nearly a quarter of single parents in the United States are men—a sign of how all fathers are taking a more active role with their kids.<p>If my wife and I divorced, who would get the kid?<p>Obviously, if only for mental health reasons, this isn't the sort of hypothetical I want to spend any significant …

Single fathers: UK statistics

A reform this year could see separated fathers in the UK gaining the legal right to see their children. The new clause in the draft Children and …