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Mother = quitter. That’s the mind set of the arts.

I had M smack in the middle of my postgrad at RAM. They made minimal effort to help me out let alone the huge amount of stupid comments I received “oh that’s a shame”, “what a wasted postgraduate” etc. Seriously. I only found out they had a counselling service after I had left – they

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It was going to cost me £10 a day to go to work

Pregnant at 40 after years of fertility treatment (not supported by my work. I always had to take annual leave even for appointments with my doctor) Working in the criminal justice system with organisation who advertise themselves as “family friendly”. On returning to work applied for part time work (during my maternity leave, my office

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Caring in the Creative Sector

On Saturday 26th November 2016 the wonderful Raising Films invited Pregnant Then Screwed and Parents in the Performing Arts to lead and participate in a discussion at the Women’s Equality Party Conference on ‘Caring in the Creative sector‘ The discussion took place with 30 other women who were interested in the topic and it gave

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