75% of mothers in the UK have had to cut their working hours in lockdown

Michela Perrini, 9, practices ballet as her sister Martina, 5,  and her mother Vanna stand in their living room in the small southern historical town of Cisternino, Italy, March 31, 2020. Picture taken March 31, 2020. Perrini family have dealt with Italy?s strict lockdown measures to combat the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) with two young daughters studying at home, and owning three restaurants and a bar that can?t fully open until June 1.? REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo - RC2UDG95T7TG

The pandemic has left millions of the women in the UK balancing working from home with childcare duties. Image: REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo

Sonia Elks
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