We make it a priority to champion the voices and needs of single parents in the media. Here are some highlights from our recent press coverage.

2019 press highlights

October – December

The Independent ‘We’re only an accident away from having nothing’: How Monzo and HSBC’s new overdraft charges could harm British families

Yahoo International Men’s Day 2019: the shocking statistics you need to know

The Mirror Boris Johnson brands working class men ‘drunk, criminal and feckless’ in vile sneers

Yahoo Food-bank users have average of £7.10 a day to live on, research shows

The Independent Almost a fifth of parents forced into quitting their jobs due to ‘punitive’ childcare costs, study finds

Huffington Post Struggling Single Parents Forced To Turn To Food Banks To Combat Hunger

The Independent Single parents like me have it hard enough in austerity Britain without the stigma and ageism

July – September

ITV Labour would scrap ‘unmitigated disaster’ of Universal Credit

The Mirror Labour confirm they’ll scrap Universal Credit with £3bn rescue plan for the poor

Mail Online Critics slam ‘unfit for purpose’ child support system as it is revealed one ‘absent dad’ oil consultant owes £100,000 in maintenance payments over his two teenage sons

BBC School holiday hunger: Parents ‘living on cereal’, says MP

Financial Times Charities slam FCA for failing to end the ‘debt trap’

The Mirror Families demand end to school holiday rip-offs as breaks cost 81% MORE

Daily Mail Mother with post-partum psychosis reveals she lost her entire identity when she had a second child because her GP said it would ‘sort her hormones out’

April – June

The Herald SNP MP Marion Fellows asks Theresa May to crack down on parents who dodge child maintenance

The Guardian How we live together

The Daily Telegraph Why do single dads face so much casual sexism when they travel?

The Mirror Mum owed £91,000 in child maintenance reveals reality of ‘unfit’ DWP scheme

Financial Times Lone parents face a challenge to stay in work

Daily Record Families are being pushed into poverty as they lose £200 weekly

Birmingham Mail The THOUSANDS of Birmingham benefits cap households losing HUNDREDS a week

The Guardian WLTM other lonely mothers ? Could a friendship app transform the lives of single parents?

January – March

Refinery29  I Was A Single Mum At 24 With 3 Kids, Now I Work In TV. Here’s How I Did It

Refinery29 The No Bulls**t Guide To Your First Few Months As A Single Mum

Huffington Post UK I’m A Single Mother Of Four, And The Benefit Cap Is Pushing Us Deeper Into Poverty

Refinery29 To All The Single Mothers Out There: You Are NOT Alone

Huffington Post UK The Hard Work Of Single Parents Recognised On Single Parents’ Day

Huffington Post UK ”It’s Like Daddy Daycare”: Meet The Young Black Dads Flying The Flag For Fatherhood

Mirror.co.uk Calls to scrap ”outdated” single holiday supplements that rip off lone travellers

New Statesman The A to Z of Universal Credit

2018 press highlights

October – December

iNews “Flawed Universal Credit left me with £8.89 to live on – now I’m taking the Government to court”

FT.com How universal credit’s ”minefield” of rules discourages work

Metro.co.uk I’m a single mum waiting for Universal Credit. The last time I was this scared I was in labour

Metro.co.uk Nothing prepares you for the loneliness of being a single mother by sperm donor

Mirror.co.uk Universal Credit hits women hardest as single mums lose thousands every year

Third Force News Charities put the record straight on Universal Credit `support’

New Statesman Why are we surprised Universal Credit hurts women? That was the plan, after all

Metro.co.uk Without fundamental reform, Universal Credit will put single parents at risk of poverty

BBC GCSE book pulled after stereotyping Caribbean dads as ”largely absent”

The Guardian.com GCSE textbook condemned for racist Caribbean stereotypes

iNews Low-income families set to lose £200 a month in Universal Credit changeover

July – September

Huffington Post UK Universal Credit `Costs Self-Employed Thousands Every Year”

iNews Universal Credit could `cost the self-employed thousands of pounds every year”

The Guardian.com Universal credit `costs the self-employed thousands of pounds a year”

Mirror.co.uk Jeremy Corbyn and Theresa May explode with anger as Labour leader blasts ”outrageous” Universal Credit

The Guardian.com PMQs verdict: Corbyn nails it with focus on universal credit

Metro.co.uk The benefit cap is too harsh on single parents and nearly left us homeless

Mirror.co.uk Holiday firms charging single-parent families up to a third more per person than couples with a kid

Huffington Post UK Cheryl And Liam Split: How To Manage A Break-Up When You Have A Baby Or Young Children

April – June

New Statesman The car crash of Universal Credit is an omen for Brexit

The Pool Finally, a Father’s Day card for single mums

The Independent Single parents pay more to go on holiday than two-parent families, according to research

The Guardian.com Single parents still paying more for holidays says new research

The Independent Father’s Day cards for single mums are being sold and people love it

Metro.co.uk Paperchase is selling Father’s Day cards for single mums

New Statesman “It’s not old men doing the job anymore”: meet the single parent MPs transforming Westminster

Huffington Post UK Single Parents More Likely To Suffer ”Unfair” Benefit Sanctions, Research Finds