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Sacked and silenced for being pregnant

"I was made redundant four months into my maternity leave.
"I was the bread winner, I had no legal cover and so was advised to sign a 'hush agreement', I felt I had no choice."
These are the words of a mother who contacted the BBC after we published our article about greater rights for pregnant women at work.
Her story - and those of others - suggests that discrimination continues at some of Britain's companies where senior managers flout the law to put pressure on women who become pregnant.
But the victims are too scared to speak out because they've been forced to sign non-disclosure agreements.
In some cases, the gagging orders even warn them about speaking 'anonymously' about their treatment.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-47002658
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