What is A Family?

Family, a group of persons united by the ties of marriage, blood, or adoption, constituting a single household and interacting with each other in their respective social positions, usually those of spouses, parents, children, and siblings.


Family life is defined as the routine interactions and activities that a family have together. When members of a family enjoy each other’s company and spend a lot of time doing things together, this is an example of a good family life.

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Fetal Rights

Fetal Rights Fetal rights are the moral rights or legal rights of the human fetus under natural and civil law. The term fetal rights came into wide usage after Roe v. Wade, the 1973 landmark case that legalized abortion in the United States. The concept of fetal rights has evolved to include the issues of maternal substance use disorders, including alcohol use disorder and opioid use disorder. Most international human rights...

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Fathers’ Rights Movement

Fathers’ Rights Movement The fathers’ rights movement is a social movement whose members are primarily interested in issues related to family law, including child custody and child support, that affect fathers and their children. Many of its members are fathers who desire to share the parenting of their children equally with their children’s mothers—either after divorce or as unwed fathers—and the...

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Women In The Catholic Church

Women In The Catholic Church This article covers the role of women in the Catholic Church. Women play significant roles in the life of the Catholic Church, although excluded from the Catholic hierarchy of bishops, priests, and deacons. In the history of the Catholic Church, the church often influenced social attitudes toward women. Influential...

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Women In Shinto

Women In Shinto Women occupy a unique role in the indigenous Japanese traditions of Shinto, including a unique form of participation as temple stewards and shamans, or miko. Though a ban on female Shinto priests was lifted during World War II, the number of women priests in Shinto is a small fraction of...

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Youth “Youth” is the time of life when one is young, and often means the time between childhood and adulthood (maturity). It is also defined as “the appearance, freshness, vigor, spirit, etc., characteristic of one who is young”. Its definitions of a specific age range varies, as youth is not defined chronologically as a stage that...

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Youth And Peer Pressure

Youth And Peer Pressure This article covers the youth and peer pressure in today’s social environment. How should we, especially those of us who are young, interact with the world? Today’s social environment is overrun with temptation and desire. Although it is hard to imitate the Prophet’s sublime qualities and...

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Youth Rights

Youth Rights Youth rights are one aspect of how youth are treated in society. Other aspects include how adults see and treat youth, and how open society is to youth participation. The youth rights movement (youth liberation) seeks to grant rights to young people that are traditionally reserved for adults, due to...

Islam and The Family

Islam And The Family

Islam And The Family This article covers Islam And The Family. While the warp of society is the individual person and the woof is social order, the unit of the design is the family. Families in which mutual understanding, sincerity and tenderness reign, form details of a harmonious pattern. But...

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Children’s Rights

Children’s Rights Children’s rights are the human rights of children with particular attention to the rights of special protection and care afforded to minors. The 1989 Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) defines a child as “any human being below the age of eighteen years, unless under the...



What Is A Stepfamily? A stepfamily, blended family, or bonus family, is a family where at least one parent has children that are not genetically related to the other spouse or partner. Either parent, or both, may have children from previous relationships. Children in a stepfamily may live with one biological...

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Father This article covers the meaning of father and fatherhood. A father is the male parent of a child. Besides the paternal bonds of a father to his children, the father may have a parental, legal, and social relationship with the child that carries with it certain rights and obligations. An adoptive father is a male...

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What Is A Parent? A parent is a caregiver of the offspring in their own species. In humans, a parent is the caretaker of a child (where “child” refers to offspring, not necessarily age). A biological parent is a person whose gamete resulted in a child, a male through the sperm, and a female through the ovum. Biological parents are first-degree...

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Forced Pregnancy

What Is Forced Pregnancy? Forced pregnancy is the practice of forcing a woman to become pregnant, often as part of a forced marriage, or as part of a programme of breeding slaves, or as part of a programme of genocide. Forced pregnancy is a form of reproductive coercion. Imperial Japan Female prisoners of Unit 731 were...

Compulsory Sterilization

Compulsory Sterilization

Compulsory Sterilization Compulsory sterilization, also known as forced or coerced sterilization, programs are government policies which force people to undergo surgical or other sterilization. The reasons governments implement sterilization programs vary in purpose and intent. In the first half of the 20th century, several such programs were instituted in countries around the world, usually...

Stigma Against Childlessness Could Hurt Women's Health


What Is Childlessness? Childlessness is the state of not having children. Childlessness may have personal, social or political significance. Childlessness, which may be by choice or circumstance, is distinguished from voluntary childlessness and being “childfree”, which is voluntarily having no children, and from antinatalism, wherein childlessness is promoted. Types Types of childlessness can be classified...

Family Honor

Family Honor

What Is Family Honor? Family honor (or honour) is an abstract concept involving the perceived quality of worthiness and respectability that affects the social standing and the self-evaluation of a group of related people, both corporately and individually. The family is viewed as the main source of honor and the community highly values the relationship...

Honor Killing

Honor Killing

Honor Killing An honor killing or shame killing is the murder of a member of a family, due to the perpetrators’ belief that the victim has brought shame or dishonor upon the family, or has violated the principles of a community or a religion, usually for reasons such as divorcing or separating from...

Generations With No Ideals

Generations With No Ideals

Generations With No Ideals It is possible for a people to remain active only if they are given lofty ideals. When they are left with no ideals or aims, they become reduced to the condition of animated corpses showing no signs of distinctively human life. All the living things in...

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Responsibilities Of The Children To Their Parent

Responsibilities Of The Children To Their Parent This article covers Responsibilities Of The Children To Their Parent. Do We Have To Take Responsibility For Our Parents When They Get Elderly? “Whether one or both of them attain old age in your life, say not to them a word of contempt,...


Work–family Balance In The United States

Work–family Balance In The United States Work–family balance in the United States refers to the specific issues that arise when men and women in the United States attempt to balance their occupational lives with their family lives. This differs from work-life balance: while work-life balance may refer to the health and living...