Problem

Inadequate system of child support enforcement

Other Names:
State provision of child support in default of alimony
Incidence:

In some cases it is extremely difficult to enforce child maintenance obligations, for example against a parent who is residing in another country. In UK more than £1 billion a year is spent on social security payments to single mothers who do not receive maintenance from former husbands or partners.

Problem Type:
F: Fuzzy exceptional problems
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions
Date of last update
09.04.2019 – 14:34 CEST