Expanded Solo Parents’ Welfare Act

expanded solo parents welfare act
Expanded Solo Parents Welfare Act | Image Source: @risahontiveros

Senator Risa Hontiveros, who filed the Senate Bill No. 164 titled “Expanded Solo Parents’ Welfare Act said,

“I’m a mom to four children. Endured at God’s mercy, but it was not easy.I want single fathers and single mothers to know that someone is listening to their grievances. I want to make sure that our solo parents are given enough support.”

Expanded Solo Parents’ Welfare Act seeks to

  • give a 20% discount on goods, services in private establishments, tuition fees, medicine, and other basic child needs.
  • 7 days of parental leave every year on top of leave privileges under existing laws.

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