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Breadwinner

The person who provides most or all of the income for his/her household. Stereotypically, the husband/father of a family is the breadwinner in the United States and other Western countries. However, the feminist movement in the mid-20th century and increases in the cost of living have resulted in many homes having two breadwinners. Other households have a single breadwinner of either sex out of choice or necessity.
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However, according to the study, household breadwinners have enough life insurance, on average, to cover expenses for only four years after the loss of the breadwinner.
The October 2009 "Shriver Report" by Maria Shriver and the Centre for American Progress highlights the emergence of women as breadwinners in modern America, where four out of 10 working mothers find themselves in the financial driver's seat.
Meisenbach says on an individual level, knowing these essential experiences of female breadwinners may help women create and manage their own identities
Following local guardians, poor law officials began to recognize that working men could fail as breadwinners through unforeseen circum stances such as illness or unemployment.
El Kosayer added that the bank has also launched the "Bent Misr" programme to finance female breadwinners, particularly in the Nile Delta and Upper Egypt governorates.
The study showed that when such men are toppled from the position of breadwinner, they may also seek to regain their manliness through smoking, drinking and eating unhealthily.
He doesn't want people to know that I am the breadwinner.
She's the breadwinner and now I'm a househusband, I suppose.
On the subject of Waseela-e-Sehat (Group Life Insurance), it was decided by the Board that BISP would explore the possibility of building in house capacity to enroll all breadwinners of BISP beneficiary families under Group Life Insurance or to hire a suitable insurance company through competitive bidding process.
Bahraini breadwinners will be entitled to BD5 per month in compensation, plus BD3.
Indeed such a trend of women starting their own businesses has given rise to the term "mumpreneur" - the stay-at-home mother who keeps one eye on the children and another on their new business The report also states the proportion of maternal breadwinners has increased from 18 per cent to 31 per cent, while the employment rate of lone mothers is up from 43 per cent to 58 per cent.
Louise Colley, protection distribution director for Aviva says: "There's been a steady increase in the number of working mothers and female breadwinners in recent years, yet it's sad to see that this trend is not always reflected in their earnings.