Family and Marriage

Monthly archive

The birth rate is now the lowest since records began: what’s behind this trend?

6th Aug 2019
Naomi Marsden

What's behind the recent trend in declining birth rates? What problems does this cause for the future of society?

Two wedding rings on a bible

Denmark moves to make divorce harder – in stark contrast to Westminster

3rd Jul 2019
Jonathan Williams

While the Government at Westminster is rushing through the biggest shake-up to divorce law in England and Wales for 50 years, another European country is moving in a very different direction.

hands joined together

Controversial Divorce Bill is being rushed through Parliament

2nd Jul 2019
James Mildred

The Government’s controversial Divorce Dissolution and Settlement Bill is being rushed through Parliament, without enough time for adequate scrutiny.

certificate of divorce with pen

Minister admits divorce law changes will lead to spike in divorce rate

26th Jun 2019
Jonathan Williams

The Justice Secretary has admitted that the Government’s new divorce law changes will lead to a spike in divorces, something CARE warned about when the plans were first announced.

certificate of divorce

Government rushes ahead with no-reason divorce Bill

14th Jun 2019
Jonathan Williams

Yesterday the Government rushed ahead with its proposed reforms to divorce law tabling the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill.

family of four looking out at sunset

UK policies some of the least family-friendly in the world

14th Jun 2019
Jonathan Williams

A report released by UNICEF yesterday has revealed that some of least family friendly policies in the OECD can sadly be found in the United Kingdom. UK a cold place for families

family at dinner table, holding hands to give grace

International research reveals positive role faith plays in marriage

30th May 2019
Jonathan Williams

Research from the Institute for Family Studies ‘World Family Map 2019' has revealed the positive role that faith plays in marriage.

bride and groom holding hands

Read our National Marriage Week blogs

17th May 2019
James Mildred

This past week its been National Marriage Week 2019 and during the week, we've been publishing blogs by different members of the CARE team.

Singleness - National Marriage Week 2019

17th May 2019
Naomi Marsden

For as long as I can remember, I have wanted to be married.

Forgiveness - National Marriage Week 2019

17th May 2019
Chris Buttenshaw

It may be a record.