MANILA, Philippines – Single moms are always being singled out. But their actual issues rarely get the spotlight. Do you agree?
Since mothers rule all May long, we want to keep talking about women and their different experiences as providers and nurturers of this society.
On Wednesday, May 14, Rappler, in partnership with Pantene, will lead a conversation about independent motherhood. We want to know: do you still hear terms such as “disgrasyada” (disgraced), “pabaya” (careless), or “kawawa” (pitiful), to address single moms? Where do single moms get their support? How are single moms treated in society compared to single dads?
Even as we deem our society more progressive and accepting of different kinds of parenthood, single moms and dads still face day-to-day struggles which go unnoticed by most. Share your stories with us, and let’s make more people listen.
This conversation will go live on Wednesday at 4 pm. Join us on Twitter and Facebook using the hashtag #WhipIt. – Rappler.com
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