I think the traditional way the family was run has been going for thousands of years and it works. What I see now is men disenfranchised from their roles. Women are lost because they now have to work full-time. They don't have a choice. There is no proper child care, there's nobody home when the children come home ... I don't think anybody foresaw what that freedom of choice would do. It's imprisoned many women. They don't have a choice - they have to work hard and I just see an exhausted generation of women trying to do it all.
Wednesday, June 17, 2009
A feminist pioneer rethinking home
Here is another newspaper article of interest: Feminist pioneer’s rethink: ‘a woman’s place is in the home’ in which Erin Pizzey reassesses, among other things, the impact of working mothers on the development of children. Here is a snippet: