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Having a single parent doesn’t determine your life chances – the data shows poverty is far more important

By Amy Brown, Professor of Child Public Health, Swansea University
Numerous research studies have suggested that children from a single-parent family are worse off than those who have two parents at home. These findings chime with decades of stigma that have painted coming from a single-parent home as undesirable.

Understandably, you may find this worrying if you are a single parent – or if you’re thinking of embarking on parenthood alone. But it’s worth looking at the detail behind the stats. I reviewed the most up-to-date evidence for…The Conversation

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