Pregnant Then Screwed: Taking the Government to Court for Sex Discrimination

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74% of self-employed mothers have had their earning potential reduced because of a lack of access to childcare.

Charity ‘Pregnant Then Screwed’ are taking the government to court over the indirect sex discrimination present in the ‘Self Employment Income Support Scheme’ – which doesn’t exempt maternity leave from income calculations.

“Giving birth and raising the next generation is not an illness, it is critical work for a well-functioning society.” – Joeli Brearley, founder of Pregnant Then Screwed.

Read more about Pregnant Then Screwed’s legal action.

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