Police Officers Who Become Mothers Face Barriers
June 28, 2017
May 8, 2017: After having to repeatedly prove they are as good as their male counterparts, female police officers face a whole new set of on-the-job challenges if they decide to become mothers, according to new research based on interviews with officers from across Ontario. This study is part of a small but growing body of research examining the experience of female police officers in Canada, a subject that has been extensively studied in the United States and Britain. See full article: Study Highlights Barriers Faced by Police Officers Who Become Mothers (www.thestar.com)
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