‘Allow unmarried single parents to apply for govt aid’

Pontian Single Mother Entrepreneurs Association conducting a baking course for single mothers in September 2020 before taking a break.

SINGLE-parent groups in Johor are hoping the government will recognise unmarried individuals with children so that they can benefit from the recently-announced Bantuan Keluarga Malaysia (BKM) financial aid.

JiShan Single Mother Club chairman Goh Teck Kuan said unmarried single parents faced difficulties in applying for government aid as they were required to either produce a divorce certificate or their spouse’s death certificate.

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