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Sobering up, 22/11/13 [E/NI/S/W]
This report for Demos advises that although we might be drinking less as a nation, communities still suffer from severe problems related to underage drinking, the harms of binge drinking and dependent street drinkers.

What do we know about non-resident fathers?, 20/11/13 [E/NI/S/W]
Based on data from the Understanding Society survey, this report found that five per cent of fathers in the UK, close to one million men, report having dependent non-resident children.

Tackling in-work poverty by supporting dual-earning families, 13/11/13 [E/NI/S/W]
The Joseph Rowntree Foundation has published a report which considers the progress made over the past two decades to help families have both parents in work and the remaining barriers to this, and sets out the lessons for policy and wider change.

Poverty, economic status and skills: what are the links?, 13/11/13 E/NI/S/W]
The Joseph Rowntree Foundation has published research which considers ways to reduce poverty according to household circumstances and introduce measures to support working parents.

The Condition of Britain briefing 1: Raising a family, 05/11/13 [E/NI/S/W]
This briefing for IPPR explores the pressures on UK families of all kinds, and considers how they can be helped to thrive in an era of limited public budgets, uncertain growth and shifting pressures on family life.

Tackling structural and social issues to reduce inequities in children's outcomes in low- to middle-income countries, 05/11/13 [
This paper by the UCL Institute of Health Equity shows that tackling inequities in children's outcomes matters both from a moral perspective, and because of persuasive social and economic arguments.

Review of social determinants and the health divide in the WHO European Region, 30/10/13 [E/NI/S/W]
This report by Michael Marmot for the UCL Institute of Health Equity for the World Health Organization reviews inequities in health between and within countries across the 53 Member States of the Region.

War Trauma Hits Young Soldiers Hardest, 28/10/13 [E/NI/S/W]
A report from ForcesWatch shows that young soldiers recruited from disadvantaged backgrounds are substantially more likely than other troops to return from war experiencing problems with their mental health.

Where do young people do worst? How intergenerational fairness differs across the 12 regions of the United Kingdom, 28/10/13 [E/
This research for the Intergenerational Foundation found that in almost all regions intergenerational unfairness is pronounced, but the North East appears to be the worst place to be young today because of high levels of youth unemployment and low levels of engagement with national politics.

Tenants ‘resisting’ downsizing for the ‘bedroom tax’, 20/10/13 [S]
The Scottish Parliament Welfare Reform Committee has published research which shows that despite the financial pressure of the ‘bedroom tax’, social housing tenants are resistant to downsizing in Scotland.