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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Why Shared Parental Leave is a whitewash

Shared Parental Leave is definitely a step in the right direction but I believe it was a missed opportunity, a bit of a whitewash by a Tory-led coalition Government. At PTS we believe you will only ever have equality outside of the home once you have equality inside the home so paternity leave starts to

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This is a human rights issue and a major challenge for UK productivity

The research conducted by the Equality and Human Rights Commission demonstrates the terrifying scale of pregnancy and maternity discrimination. The statistics are shocking but not entirely surprising. Pregnant Then Screwed has long been aware of how common maternity related discrimination and harassment is through the stories shared on our site. However, the burden of certain

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Three in four working mothers say they’ve experienced pregnancy and maternity discrimination

The Second detailed report into pregnancy and maternity discrimination by the Equality and Human Rights Commission has finally been released. The comprehensive research, carried out in partnership with the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, shows despite 77% of working mothers reporting potentially discriminatory or negative experiences, only around a quarter (28%) raised the issue

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