The Triple Bind of Single-Parent
Families: Resources, Employment and Policies to Improve Wellbeing
The timing for publication of the report: in advance of a planned Knesset discussion about the criteria for low-income single-parent
families to qualify for public housing.
Faye Goldman, head of membership at Gingerbread, the charity that helps and supports single parents, says: "It's just plain wrong that single-parent
families are excluded from holiday deals because of their family make-up.
With a quarter of UK families now single-parent
, support groups say pricing policies must change.
OKMULGEE The Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology was awarded a $5,000 grant from the Women's Foundation of Oklahoma for programs supporting students who are single parents.<br />The initiative began in 2015 when the Women's Foundation of Oklahoma awarded its first seven grants to Oklahoma educational institutions.<br />"This will allow us to continue our efforts in supporting single-parent
students at OSUIT while they pursue their education to make a better life for themselves and their children," said Sable Vasquez, special event and retention coordinator and grant facilitator.
families are families with children under age 18 headed by a parent who is widowed or divorced and not remarried.
This reference, the group said, "constitutes illegal discrimination, racist behaviour, hate speech, social stigmatisation, as well as indirect gender discrimination since 90 per cent of single-parent
families are women".
NEW job-seeking requirements placed on parents of young children under Universal Credit risk pushing single-parent
families into poverty, a report warns.
If a single-parent
was to travel with one child for a seven-night holiday over the May school holidays in 2018, they would save PS330 at St James' Club & Villas and PS745 at Pineapple Beach Club, both in Antigua.
* Eighty percent of single-parent
homes are headed by mothers.
Being a single parent with sole financial responsibility for your child anywhere in the world has immense challenges, being a single parent in Dubai has even more, primarily because there are no support systems in place for single-parent
families; no school fees discounts, no official support, very few (and usually very expensive) after-school and school holiday clubs that cater to working single parents and, very few companies who make allowances for single parents to have more time flexibility during their working day.