Seventeen Percent of Children Living with Only One Parent Now Live with the Father
Latest US Census Bureau figures show the number of single father homes continuing to rise rapidly. The number of single father homes rose by 25 percent in just three years, accounting for all of the increase in single parent families, while the number of single mother households remained almost constant.
For every five mothers raising children alone, there is now one father raising his children without their mother present.
The number of children living only with the mother declined in 1997, while the number of children living only with the father increased by ten percent in that year.
Support for Fathers of Premature Infants
Fathers of premature infants might feel lost in the shuffle while their new babies are in the neonatal intensive care unit. Ways to help fathers of preterm babies.
Fathers Count Act of 1999
Father count is an important win for fathers, but most of the efforts funded will go towards funneling financial and other support to children already separated from their fathers, rather than reducing the incidence of family separation.
Child Custody Scandal in Los Angeles
According to Insight, Los Angeles District Attorney Gil Garcetti halted an investigation of the judges association and ordered an investigator to shred documents he had collected.