While single motherhood does not automatically mean vulnerability, statistics, and testimonies show that this status puts women at increased risk of poverty and social exclusion. On this International women’s rights day, COFACE Families Europe is calling on the EU and Member States to act now for the economic and social rights of single mothers.
COFACE member, UNAF conducted a survey among 250 families highlighting the need for mental health support among single parents in France.
OPINION: The harsh reality of single-parent families during the lockdown in Spain – from crisis to opportunity?
In March 2020 Spain, like Italy and other European countries, introduced a hard lockdown in parts or the whole country.