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Births at record lows in United States

/ May 17, 2018

Births at record lows in United States

Births in the United States have plunged to record lows not seen in decades, marking a profound cultural shift that could have ramifications for the future economy, experts said Thursday. The overall fertility rate, which essentially shows how many babies women are having in their ...

William, Kate's new son is named Louis Arthur  Charles

Apr 28, 2018

William, Kate's new son is named Louis Arthur Charles

Reuters — Britain's Prince William and his wife, Kate, have named their newborn son Louis Arthur Charles, a nod to both his grandfather and heir to the throne and one of his most beloved mentors. The prince, who is fifth in line to the British ...

Japan prompts more civil servants to take paternity leave

/ Jan 9, 2018

Japan prompts more civil servants to take paternity leave

An increasing number of male national civil servants are taking child care leave as government agencies have promoted greater awareness of the entitlement among supervisory staff. About 8.2 percent of eligible male workers at government agencies took child care leave in fiscal 2016, which ended ...