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Scarlet Harris's Articles

This discrimination against new mothers at work must end

02 Dec 2014, by in Equality

It’s 40 years since legislation was first passed protecting women from being fired the moment they told their boss that they’re pregnant. You might have thought that by now we would have got to grips with the notion that most women will at some point in their lives have children, and will need some time away from work to deal with…

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Domestic violence – not just a domestic issue

13 Aug 2014, by in Equality

Domestic violence may happen behind closed doors but it has far reaching consequences beyond the home and often has a significant impact on the working lives of those (the majority of whom are women) living with an abusive partner. The scale of the problem is huge. In the UK, in any one year, more than…

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