Charities supporting the interests of families with pre-school children are calling for the government to go "back to the drawing board" on its 30-hour and tax-free childcare policies. Read more...
Taking up art can help women come to terms with being a new mum, help prevent postnatal depression and give their children the best start in life, according to a recent study.
A social housing provider is urging the government to make sure providers can continue to offer the essential support to help tenants overcome barriers in their lives.
Over half of UK parents of a disabled child are struggling to combine work with caring for their child, according to a study by the UK's work life balance charity Working Families and childcare provider Bright Horizons.
A leading charity is calling for the establishment of an identifiable support source for older people coping with the death of a partner or close family member.
Changes to private family law disputes will give greater support to victims of domestic abuse.
An estimated 1.5 million more children could be living in poverty by 2022 as a direct result of recent changes to taxes and social security, according to an impact assessment from the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC).