Thomas has a sore throat but is sent to school due to his parents’ commitments at the office. Should Dad or Mum have stayed at home? This program looks at parenting and dual responsibility, the importance of forward planning employers’ attitudes to women with families, how and why employers should help and how to negotiate with a partner.
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