Single parents in Singapore grapple with a myriad of problems and restrictive rules when it comes to meeting a basic need –…
Sam feels that he does not have many options. He can only apply for a flat under the singles scheme, which will only be a two-room flat. However with his children growing up, he does not feel that there would be enough space for them in the available flats once they are a bit older, as they will still be spending the same amount of time living with him.
Rosa is estranged from her father and siblings. When she revealed her pregnancy in late 2016 to her family, she got into a fight with them and her father used denigrating words to describe her. Rosa described her siblings as “one year one time siblings”. Her family – save for one sister – has not reached out to offer support or check in on her at all since the birth of her son six months ago.
This post was originally published as a press release on 27 August 2016. There is nothing wrong with single parent families Children…
N is a single mother who is attempting to adopt her own son in order to make him “legitimate”.
Renemarlina shares about her struggles with re-entering the workforce, and how the Confidence Curriculum has helped her.
Ashikin, 45, is a single mother of four who was left struggling financially after her marriage fell apart.
Ms. Chuang is not able to send her son to childcare because of her financial difficulties. Her elderly mother tries to watch him but it is too tough on her.
Sarina is a single mother of three children, who courageously left two abusive relationships, and faces financial difficulties due to lack of maintenance.
PropertyGuru ran a fantastic story on mothers’ experiences buying property in Singapore, including an interview with unwed mother, Xin Hui.