Associate Professor Myra Hamilton

CEPAR’s Associate Prof. Myra Hamilton from the University of Sydney shared insights from her new research on single women carers with readers of The Sydney Morning Herald this week. 

No children doesn’t mean more savings for single women

Researchers from the University of Sydney, the University of NSW and Curtin University found two-thirds of study participants experienced an involuntary career interruption despite not having children. The researchers found that single women over the age of 45 without children were more likely to have caring responsibilities for ageing family members than people with partners and/or children. Link to article