A recent report from the House of Lords Committee on Adoption Legislation has said that adoptive parents should receive more support to help them care for vulnerable children.
The Tavistock Centre for Couple Relationships (TCCR) and Family Action are launching an innovative new “More than Mothering” programme to support couples as they resolve relationship issues that can affect their ability to parent their children effectively.
Four heterosexual couples are to go to the European Court of Human Rights to argue that the UK Government is discriminating by restricting the right to enter into a civil partnership to homosexual couples, reports the Telegraph.
Shared parenting charity, Families Need Fathers, has reported that the Government has published its response to the proposals on enforcing court-ordered child arrangements contained in the ‘Co-operative parenting following family separation’ consultation, which ran from 13th June – 5th September 2012.
The Family Justice Board has published details of the actions the Board and its partners will take to achieve the Government's vision of a family justice system that supports the delivery of the best possible outcomes for all children who come into contact with it.
The Government has announced that it intends to provide additional funding of £10 million to help couples going through separation and divorce.
New figures from the UK Census have revealed that more and more couples are living together without being married.