Roundup: Sudan, sex, single mothers, survey
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Charities have demanded the Gillard government increase their funding so they can deal with an expected surge in single mothers struggling with bills after they are shifted on to the dole in January under a budget savings measure.
Results from a survey of Australian church members reveal numbers have stopped declining and those who stay are more engaged.
Religious leaders have warned of mass suffering in Sudan’s so-called “Two Areas”, as bombardment intensifies and civilians become targets.