And 48 per cent of single mothers in Britain are unemployed, the highest rate in the OECD apart from Turkey.
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Terry O'Neill, president of the National Organization for Women, added it isn't being a single parent in itself that raises difficulties.'Single moms do a brilliant and amazing job raising their children," said Terry O'Neill, president of the National Organization for Women.
'It is also true that single moms in this country are systemically underpaid, and systematically under-resourced and systemically unrespected.
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