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The reality and financial effects of a maternity-leave career break

Business women with successful careers are often shocked at the inequalities that still surround employees who take their full maternity leave.

When it’s time to go back to work, the choices available to women can be quite limited, with a common complaint being that the career break has affected the woman’s chances of promotion (35% of mothers said they felt discriminated against on their return to work).

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