‘Teary-eyed, proud,’ Moms thank Pampers for sharing touching story of single moms

Parenthood is hard work – but even more so when you’re a single mom. In the Philippines, about 14 million are single moms (95% of an estimated 14 to 15 million solo parents) according to a World Health Organization-funded study by the Department of Health and the University of the Philippines-National Institutes of Health. Many of them must juggle multiple jobs, household chores, their own education, and childcare all at the same time. Some single moms from urban poor and marginalised communities also experienced an increase in unpaid care work during the pandemic, spending over five hours more a day, according to an Oxfam International survey