In Spain a default leads to anotherby Manuela Pirrone - 2012.10.01
Is it better not to be mothers to find work? It would seem so, at least in Spain, a country where single parent families increased by 78% over the last 10 years, and where they are almost all taken up by women. The most common structure of 548,600 households with a single parent consists of a mother and her son financially dependent, according to the data provided by "The Second Study about Women with Family Responsibilities" of the Adecco Foundation. This would be a disadvantage for women in general, especially when you are looking for a job. 89% of the respondents are unemployed and complain of discrimination based on prejudice that a single mother would make a bad job because of other commitments. This bias would be confirmed by some data: 26% of single mothers are unemployed and more than half are employed only part-time.
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