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Women's Matters: Solo Moms

Single mothers: how to reconcile professional life and raising children?

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By: Caroline Paré Follow

Every Friday, Priorité Santé deals with a topic of women's health, in a practical way.


Today, we are talking about single mothers: mothers who alone provide education and provide for the basic needs of their children.

  • Ismahan Soukeyna Diop Barry

    , Doctor of Clinical Psychology at

    Cheick Anta Diop University

    in Dakar, Senegal.

With the chronicle of

Charlie Dupiot

 who gives voice to single mothers.

Among them, Christelle, 27, faithful to the meeting of the women's palaver on Friday, tells how she raises Grace and Juste alone, her nine-month-old twins.

"I'm barely 27, but I will be a thriving mother."

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