25 Jul 2018

'Something's got to change' for solo mums - report

From Morning Report, 8:50 am on 25 July 2018

Sole parents applying for benefits say the welfare system's too complicated, and they're struggling to understand their entitlements. Yesterday the Minister for Women, Julie Anne Genter, released a report about the barriers solo mothers face while they seek work. The report, entitled " Something's got to change", included in-depth interviews with 40 women from Whangarei, South Auckland, and Gisborne Sophia Duckor-Jones reports.