Being discriminated against whilst pregnant or after having a baby, can leave you feeling helpless. I have pulled together some links to a few useful websites that will give you guidance and advice.

A Better Balance
Our mission is to promote equality and expand choices for men and women at all income levels so they may care for their families without sacrificing their economic security. We employ a range of legal strategies to promote flexible workplace policies, end discrimination against caregivers and value the work of caring for families. – See more at:
www.abetterbalance.org

The National Partnership for Women and Children
We believe that actions speak louder than words. And for four decades, we have fought for every major policy advance that has helped women and families.Today, we promote fairness in the workplace, reproductive health and rights, access to quality, affordable health care, and policies that help women and men meet the dual demands of work and family.Founded in 1971 as the Women’s Legal Defense Fund, the National Partnership for Women & Families is a nonprofit, nonpartisan 501(c)3 organization located in Washington, D.C.
http://www.nationalpartnership.org

AAUW
AAUW has been empowering women as individuals and as a community since 1881. For more than 130 years, we have worked together as a national grassroots organization to improve the lives of millions of women and their families.
7 things you need to know about pregnancy discrimination:
http://www.aauw.org/2013/10/31/know-about-pregnancy-discrimination/

ACLU’s Women’s Rights Project
The American Civil Liberties Union Foundation is a national, nonpartisan public interest organization of over 500,000 members, dedicated to protecting the constitutional rights of individuals. Founded in 1972 by Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the Women’s Rights Project (“WRP”) has been a leader in the legal struggle to ensure equality for women in the United States. WRP has a long history of advocating for improvement in the workplace conditions of women, and particularly the most vulnerable women—low-income women, women of color, and immigrant women. For over forty years, WRP has been an active participant in virtually every major gender discrimination case in the Supreme Court, in Congressional and public education efforts to remedy gender discrimination, and in other endeavors on behalf of women in the United States. (¡Se habla español!)”
See more at: https://www.aclu.org/issues/womens-rights

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  • I am so blessed to have found this! I have just been sacked, first baby, living in the UK my family are all back in australia and apart from having my husband I felt so alone in all of this

  • On your “Join our campaign” section on the site you state that claimants have three months in which to bring a claim. My apologies if l appear to be pedantic but, the law being the law, you actually have three months minus one day. Claimants have been caught out by this before, don’t let it be you.

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