Families around the globe

Career vs. Family - a german dilemma

In modern german society, the image of the ´perfect´ family does not exist anymore. Over the past decades, the ideal has changed extremely. Women are meant to be more self-confident and have worked to become independent from men. Not only the role of women has changed, but also...Read More »


A diverse Family spectrum in the US

The definition of family is changing in the United States. While the number of traditional married families has declined, cohabitation, remarriage, and divorce are on the rise. This change is mainly due to this independence that women have gained during the last decades: while in the 1950s, most births...Read More »