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Europe Daily Bulletin No. 12309

2 August 2019
Contents Publication in full By article 14 / 24
SOCIAL AFFAIRS / Social
Commission publishes memo setting out worrying overview of position of single-parent families in EU
Brussels, 01/08/2019 (Agence Europe)

Approximately 47% of single-parent households are at risk of poverty. This is one of the main findings of a memo published by the European Commission on Wednesday 31 July, the aim of which is to provide an overview of actions taken and legislation passed at national level in this area across the European Union.

The memo states that the number of single-parent households is growing rapidly throughout the European Union, due in particular to the increase in the number of divorces. When couples...

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