kinship


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kinship

 [kin´ship]
a group of individuals of varying degrees of descent from a common ancestor.

kin·ship

(kin'ship),
The state of being genetically related.

kinship

Vox populi Relationship by marriage or, specifically, a blood ties

kin·ship

(kin'ship)
The state of being genetically related.

kinship

the possession of a common ancestor in the recent past.
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Ms Farmer said foster and kinship carers were the backbone of the child protection system.
As an area, Teesside has one of the highest proportions of kinship care families in the country, with an estimated 2,200 children being raised by family and friends.
Healthcare:As the demand for new and innovative care and treatment options for pets continues to grow, Kinship and its partners will look for new ways for science and technology to provide pet owners with care options that may more accessible, effective and personalized to fit the unique needs of their pets.
Until about the middle of the 20th century in America, kinship care had been considered the default solution for children whose parents were unable or unwilling to properly care for them.
Although September 9th is National Grandparents Day, Mayor Bob Buckhorn of Tampa has officially proclaimed Friday, September 14, 2018 as "Grandparents Day Celebration 2018." The Children's Home Network's Kinship program and community partners will host a series of celebrations to say thank you to these caregivers who are raising family member's children.
Dumfries and Galloway Council recently announced they'd pay allowances from the date a child is placed with a kinship carer instead of waiting until assessments are completed.
The below analysis begins in 1867, when Canada was granted Dominion status from Great Britain, up to the 2011 federal election, and provides data points in Figure 1 of 'Kinship by Seat Total'; which is to say, the percentage of MPs who have had relatives serve in the House of Commons as a proportion of total MPs.
Idioms of kinship are one sphere in which the durability, solidity and predictability of social life are grafted, however rhetorically, onto the constantly mutating cityscape.
It's National Kinship Carers Week next week, and we are celebrating by hosting various events in Ellergreen Children's Centre, Ellergreen Road, Norris Green.
They explain methods for assessing the fitness of adoptive parents, foster carers, kinship carers, and special guardians.
To address the above difficulties, we propose an online similarity learning with average strategy (OSL-A) method for kinship verification from facial images, which applies good similarity strategy [7] to learn a sparse linear similarity measurement for kinship verification.
The kinship system is where a relative of a child who would otherwise need foster care steps in to provide support.