Growing up fatherlessness is becoming a big issue in the US.
Here are five countries that have been particularly hard hit by it. 1.
United States (1.9 million) Growing up without a father is the norm in the United States, and it’s not the only problem.
The US also has the highest divorce rate of any developed nation.
According to the American Association of University Women, only 5% of married women are still living with a father.
As a result, it has the lowest rates of childhood obesity and diabetes in the OECD.
China (3.5 million) China has the world’s second-highest rate of child abuse, with over 1.2 million cases reported in 2017.
More than 1.7 million children have been abused by their parents in China.
The government has pledged to do more to tackle this issue, and in 2017 it launched the National Child Abuse Prevention and Prevention Committee.
However, the committee has been criticized for failing to adequately tackle the issue.
Brazil (4.1 million) Brazil is known for its strict family values, and its strong commitment to equality.
The country also has a relatively low rate of childhood poverty, which means that one in four Brazilians are children of working parents.
According the World Bank, Brazil has a child poverty rate of just 5.7%.
The country has also seen a dramatic increase in child poverty, with the country’s average household income in 2018 rising by nearly $5,000 from $47,200 in 2015.
South Korea (4 million) South Korea has a low rate, but South Korea is a large country.
The South Korean government has invested in a child care system that aims to help children from low-income families.
In 2018, the country launched the ‘National Child Care Program’ to provide more opportunities for parents and children to play, learn and play together.
The program is expected to be completed by 2020.
Canada (4,938,818) Canada’s rate of poverty is a bit higher than the United Kingdom’s, but the country has the third-highest average income in the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.
Despite having a relatively high rate of infant mortality, Canada has also had a relatively slow increase in childhood poverty.
According a 2016 report, the rate of early childhood poverty among Canadian children fell from 9.9% in 1995 to just 1.5% in 2020.
In 2017, the Canadian government introduced the National Action Plan to Reduce Childhood Poverty, which included a number of initiatives aimed at reducing childhood poverty in the country.
_______________________________________________________________ This article is from the August 2017 issue of Business Insider.