Maria Moulton and her daughters Lily, Maggie, Alice and Anna, at their home in Athlone, Co Westmeath. ‘The bulk of my friends would be working mothers. None of us is fighting about who has got it harder,’ says Maria. Photograph: James Flynn/APX

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“Whereas we have legally enshrined the right of people not to be judged on race, gender, sexuality, faith, age and disability, can we really legislate against what is known as ‘lookism’ – the last great ‘ism’ of our times?”

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Rob Delaney and Sharon Horgan in Catastrophe, their Channel 4 comedy.

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