Parent trap: why the cult of the perfect mother has to end | Curio

Parent trap: why the cult of the perfect mother has to end

18 mins | May 27, 2021

“Motherhood is feminism’s unfinished business.” The downsides of becoming a mother are frequently overlooked to ensure that young women are not ‘put off.’ But, worldwide, women with children are overworked, underpaid, often lonely and made to feel guilty about everything. Eliane Glaser, the author of “Motherhood: A Manifesto”, argues that fixing this inequality is the unfinished work of realist feminism.

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From The Guardian