Maternity Rights

Maternity Rights, breaking news, photos, comments, social media posts on this topic.

boy holding hands with two parents

How Covid-19 has stressed the importance of shared parental leave

Posted by
Jessica Carter
  • Health

    The Black Maternity Scandal – Twitter reacts to the Dispatches documentary

  • A woman working with a face mask on
    Life

    Work and coronavirus: your key questions answered by the experts

  • People

    Emma Roberts reclaims the narrative with low-key pregnancy announcement

Latest Stories

Life

Boris Johnson’s silence on women’s rights speaks volumes about his commitment to equality

Johnson's voting record doesn't augur well for women.

Posted by
Christobel Hastings
Published
Stella Creasy pregnant
Life

Why are women MPs still having to choose between politics and parenthood?

Labour MP Stella Creasy has had to “beg” for maternity cover while pregnant. It’s a stark reminder of how the UK’s antiquated political system fails female MPs.

Posted by
Moya Crockett
Published
Grand Slam tennis champion Serena Williams
People

Serena Williams: it's good for women to get emotional at work

The 23-time Grand Slam tennis champion calls for greater compassion and support

Posted by
Anna Brech
Published
Careers

Why you should be your authentic self in the workplace

New research suggests it’s healthier and more productive to be honest about who you are at work.

Posted by
Moya Crockett
Published
Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
Published

Alex Jones explains why maternity leave can be so difficult for so many women

It's time to talk about “maternity leave paranoia”

Long Reads

This is how it feels to be silenced by a non-disclosure agreement

As the Weinstein Company releases Harvey Weinstein’s victims from their NDAs, we hear from women who still cannot speak out.

Posted by
Moya Crockett
Published
Life

“It’s assumed traditional maternity leave is what you do”

One mum reveals her experience of Shared Parental Leave

In partnership with
The Government's Shared Parental Leave Campaign
Life

We bet you didn’t know this about maternity leave…

How Shared Parental Leave is shaking up traditional gender roles

In association with
The Government's Shared Parental Leave campaign
People

Paloma Faith’s important message to employers about maternity leave

“Women aren’t less committed to work after a baby”

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
Published
Careers

How women are blocked from speaking out about maternity discrimination

The problem is still rife – but many women are banned from talking about it, say experts

Posted by
Moya Crockett
Published
People

Exclusive interview: Ed Miliband

Stylist grills the new Labour leader

Posted by
Stylist Team
Published