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CRFR co-director Jeni Harden on Radio 4’s The Slow Coach

CRFR features in Radio 4’s The Slow Coach: busy health visitor Lizzie is advised to talk to CRFR co-director Jeni Harden about time and family life. Listen again to Jeni talking about her research, 13 minutes in

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Women separating risk poverty in old age to retain family home

Women separating are foregoing their share of pension schemes to secure the family home, new research has found.

Researchers found that parties with private pensions were reluctant to disclose the value of their pension/s or to include these in the … read more

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Research on children’s views on rights, and child protection

The Scottish Government commissioned two research reports by CRFR staff and associates, on children and young people’s views on rights, and on child protection systems:

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CRFR author of international early childhood education and care review

Early childhood education and care provision: international review of policy, delivery and funding was prepared by CRFR for the Scottish Government: authors CRFR director Kay Tisdall and associate researchers Ingela Naumann, Caitlin McLean, Alison Koslowski, and Eva Lloyd from the … read more

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Domestic violence, mother and baby relationships

Fiona Buchanan from the University of South Australia is a guest of CRFR this week. Her presentation from her fully booked seminar today (26 June) on “How domestic violence impacts on the forming of relationships between women and their babies: … read more

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