Ten years in prison for divorce if you live in Russia

by Wednesday, May 11, 2011

In late March, the Russian public, especially parents of underage children, were literally in  a state of shock. State Duma deputies had prepared a new draft law that, if passed, would dramatically alter the rights of divorced parents and make it a criminal penalty to take children outside their home vicinity with out permission According to the ...

Study finds divorce rate drops when unemployment is rising

by Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Studies in the USA have found that, suprisingly divorce rates appear to drop when unemployment increases and increase when economies recover. Penn State sociology professors Paul Amato and Brett Beattie have found that after analyzing data from all 50 states between 1960 and 2005 that there presumptions were wrong. Prior to 1980, when unemployment numbers spiked, ...

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