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Challenges For Single Mothers in the Workplace

Apr 5, 2023 | 29m

No one plans to be a single mom, right? But when life happens you make it work. Just ask Vrushali Gaud, who juggles a high pressure job with two kids. Vrushali describes herself as “an irrational optimist” but admits she can see the odds are stacked against women in her position. In this conversation, Vrushali and Pippa look at the challenges of single moms today.

Useful Notes & Resources:

  • The US has the highest global rate of single parent families (Pew Research Centre)
  • 80% of US single parents are women (US Census Bureau) 90% of UK single parents are women (Pregnant then Screwed), Globally, this figure is 84% (UN Women)

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