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Scotland in European Collaboration to Engage Employers to Support Single Parents in the Workplace

In Scotland, Czech Republic, Germany, Italy and Ireland, new programmes promote work-family balance to support parents to enter and stay in employment. (Dublin, 20 June 2018) One Parent Families Scotland (OPFS) – Scotland’s largest national single parent organisation – has …

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New Gingerbread report: ‘Children deserve more’

Gingerbread’s new report, ‘Children deserve more: challenging child maintenance avoidance’ has just been published. The report shows how the Child Maintenance Service (CMS) is unable and unwilling to ensure proper support for children. It highlights shows how current rules, and …

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UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC)

OPFS supports the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC).  We believe every child and young person under the age of 18 has rights, no matter who they are, where they live or what they believe in. These …

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Stronger Families Across Europe

Stronger Families is a pioneering a new Europe-wide initiative to help parents improve their skills and/or progress into employment.

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i-open: A new project supporting single parents

i-open is a pioneering new Europe-wide initiative to help parents improve their skills and/or progress to employment.

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