Category Archives: Stigma

Guest blog: Challenge Poverty Week

In this guest blog for the #ProudSingleParents campaign, GHA tenant, Nicola, tells us about her experiences of mothering two children as a single parent. I became a single parent after the birth of my second child. My relationship with my …

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Guest blog: Striving to thrive, not just survive

Mairi Campbell-jack shares her experiences of being a single parent in this guest blog. Part of the #ProudSingleParents campaign.

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Proud Single Parents campaign targets stereotypes and stigma

#ProudSingleParents social media campaign has being launched by Opfs to celebrate the diversity, skills and proud moments about being a single parent. Thus challenging the stigma that many single parents have reported to have experienced. We want people and policy makers to reconsider the stereotypes portrayed about single parents being teenagers and scroungers.

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“Going it alone” video

A short video providing a moving account of the life of one single parent and the child she cares for.

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Press: 3 in 4 single parents experience stigma according to new survey from OPFS

A poll by Scotland’s national single parent organisation reveals that three in four (74%) have experienced stigma in the last two years.

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