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The problem with this argument, like Argument 1, is that it offers a personal solution of changing jobs to a systemic problem of unfair social attitudes towards mothers.

Moreover, holding people facing discrimination accountable for abstaining from injustice is like blaming the victim. Why don’t we seek perpetrators of discrimination to reform and make amends for their wrongdoing?

Finding a new job is not so easy for those facing birth discrimination. Many employers are reluctant to hire mothers or pregnant candidates, and as a result they may be stranded without income for an indefinite period of time.

AWARE’s WHDA customer Anna (pseudonym) went through exactly this ordeal. After she was unfairly fired from her workplace after announcing her pregnancy, it took months before she found her new job, even though she had consistently performed well. rice field. She eventually accepted a contractual role that offered no benefits. She desperately accepted a situation far from her ideal.

The negative impact of mother-child discrimination on mothers and future generations should not be overlooked. Research in other countries offal found Discrimination during pregnancy is strongly associated with postpartum depression and poor socio-emotional development in infants.

My misunderstanding has been cleared. So?

The underlying beliefs of maternity discrimination—the idea that caregiving reduces work commitment and that physical conditions such as pregnancy affect professional performance—are commonly held against people with disabilities and those with caregiving responsibilities. and other forms of discrimination. Commentary: Stigma against working mothers remains despite Singapore considering anti-discrimination law

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