Archives for August, 2021
Homeless teen solo mum aspires to become a police officer – Te Karere
Homeless teen solo mum aspires to become a police officer By Bronson Perich When 19-year-old Tiana Kiro became pregnant last year, she knew she needed help. “I was struggling to, I guess process… the new life that was going to begin for me,” Tiana Kiro says. Coming from a difficult family situation meant that ...
Young māmā finds there’s ‘not enough support’ to transition out of emergency housing
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Teen parents face discrimination when house hunting – Young Māmā
By Bronson Perich A teen mother who recently found housing through a social provider says it’s getting harder to find suitable lodging. Tiana Kiro, a 19-year-old māmā explains though she is fortunate to have found a home, she’s far from being the rule. “Most of the young māmā and pāpā that I know are ...