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addaword.gifdefinition of nappy wall

noun
an unfair system that prevents a woman from progressing in her career because she has a child/children
Women, while they are less likely to hit a glass ceiling today are still subjected to what she called a “nappy wall,” the choice between career and children.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 17/12/2012 08:53:00
Definition of nappy wall from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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