Today millions of children around the world grow up in single parent households, in most cases - with their mothers, as they are the dominant gender of primary carers. While many fathers avoid their responsibilities to provide child support, new movements of dads trying to fight for equality when assigning custody have emerged. Being a single parent is not only tough, it is also expensive – more than one fourth of all single parent families live in poverty and many receive no public assistance. Experts point out that the situation must be urgently addressed by governments, since children are – in fact – the future of the country. In order to find out more about single parenthood and the concepts of child support and custody – read this book.