PREFERRED TERM
absentee mothers  
DEFINITION
  • An absentee mother is a woman who lives apart from her minor children on a temporary or permanent basis. The decision leading up to these formal and informal arrangements vary, but are often linked to women's social and economic disadvantages. [Source: Encyclopedia of Motherhood; Absentee Mothers]
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https://concepts.sagepub.com/social-science/concept/absentee_mothers
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