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Skyrocketing levels of fatherlessness having ‘devastating’ effects on children: UK report

Posted by Joseph on 22 June, 2013

Half of all children born in the UK are being raised by one parent, usually the mother, “and every year an additional 20,000 people, mainly women, join the throngs of those raising children more or less singlehandedly,” according to a new report by the Centre for Social Justice.

The report, titled “Fractured Families: Why Stability Matters,” called it a “conservative estimate” that a million children in Britain grow up having “no meaningful contact at all” with their fathers. This is compounded by the “dearth” of male teachers in schools.

http://www.lifesitenews.com/news/skyrocketing-levels-of-fatherlessness-having-devastating-effects-on-childre

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