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Lone Parents and the Need for Equality Budgeting – Irish Times Article

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Lone parent Michelle McFarland from Kildare and her 14 year old daughter - she says she faces cuts of up to €140 a week.

  The Irish Times recently published an article by one of our campaign co-ordinators, Dr. Clara Fischer. Fischer highlights equality budgeting as a solution to the increasing pressures and inequality faced by lone parents in Ireland: “While other countries routinely use impact assessments and equality-proofing as part of the policy process and, importantly, before decisions… Read more »