New study: The Situation of Single Parents in the EU

14-11-2020 - 22:28
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The study was commissioned by the European Parliament’s Policy Department for Citizens’ Rights and Constitutional Affairs at the request of the FEMM Committee. It describes trends in the situation of single parents in the EU, with additional evidence from Iceland and Norway.

The study analyses the resources, employment, and social policy context of single parents and provides recommendations to improve their situation, with attention to the Covid-19 pandemic and its consequences.

Author: Rense NIEUWENHUIS, Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI), Stockholm University