According to the Equality and Human Rights Commission, 54,000 mothers are forced out of work every year due to pregnancy with only 1% of women taking their cases to a employment tribunal. Sociologists use the umbrella term The Motherhood Penalty to explain how women encounter discrimination in the workplace in terms of wages, employment, and job promotion.
This documentary will give you an insight into the lives of men and women who want to see an end to this ongoing issue.
Listen to the documentary below or via the blog.
[one-half-first] READ Explore the behind the scenes blog for a range of audio clips and articles about the issue. You’ll find infographics about the motherhood penalty and my own survey that I produced.
LEGAL ADVICE AND SUPPORT If you have been discriminated or you feel you are being mistreated in the workplace. Click on the legal advice and support page for legal aid and helplines.[/one-half-first] [one-half]Tweets by MotherhoodMMP [/one-half]