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Will the new parental leave stop women being bumped off the career ladder?

By Serena Kutchinsky  

Will men be left holding the baby as a result of changes to parental leave?

We’ve all heard the stories of so-called  “supermums” such as Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer who return to work two weeks after giving birth, wearing their refusal to take their full maternity leave as a badge of honour. Opinion has traditionally been divided as to whether this is behaviour to admire or abhor. Are these women proving their commitment to their jobs and their equal status with their male counterparts, or are they…

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