Myths around Men
by Dr Robin A Hadley, author of How is a Man Supposed to be a Man?
The global trend of declining fertility rates and an increasingly ageing population has serious implications for individuals and institutions alike because care in later life is often fundamentally reliant on adult children to indirectly and/or directly support their parents. In the Westernised world there are probably more childless men than childless women. Childless men are mostly excluded from ageing, social science and reproduction scholarship and almost completely absent from most national statistics.Read more