Episode 2 - Mexico

Far from being in decline, as western newspaper headlines suggest, the nuclear family is emerging as the successful model across much of the developing world.

Sociologists say it's now taking root in all but a handful of countries. But what makes it such an irresistable model for the 21st Century?

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25 minutes

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Mon 28 Mar 2011 02:05 GMT

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Fifty Women Who Made It Happen

Malala Yousafzai, Credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

Commemorate International Women's Day 2015 with stories from across the world