A recent report indicates that most households in South Africa are run by single mothers.
It is noted in the report that many birth registration forms do not contain any information about fathers. This does not necessarily mean that the father is not involved. While it’s likely to be true that most households are headed by single moms, the fact that info is missing on the birth registration form is not necessarily a reliably accurate indication of this.
The report suggests that more information about the role of fathers could be available in future as the percentage of birth registration forms that contain information about fathers seems to be on the increase.
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