Unrealistic expectations of motherhood undermine the mental health of moms.
It’s time to end the oppressive era of U.S. history that called unmarried mothers “ruined,” their children “bastards” and created laws designed to hide both’s “shame.”
Fifty minutes a day. That’s the amount of additional time men would need to contribute every day to caring for children and households to make a leap toward achieving gender equality in unpaid care, according to the third-ever State of the World’s Fathers report.
Forward Together worked with dozens of partner organizations in the Strong Family Network to launch its 2019 Mamas Day campaign. The theme—Powers and Flowers—reminds us that while Mamas Day is a day to shower our mamas with love and affection, it can also be a time to recognize their power and tireless efforts to ensure that our families have what they need to thrive.
The Jane Club co-founders June Diane Raphael and Jess Zaino opened up to Ms. in a live interview about building better workplaces, the myth of work-life balance and how the “mother of all workspaces” got born.
Women, children and communities thrive when parenthood is a choice that is made freely, and not forcibly.
It’s never too early to start reading to kids, or to kick off a consciousness-raising session with them—and these feminist children’s books make it easier than ever to do both.
I’m a feminist raising boys in Trump and Kavanaugh’s America—and I’m scared for my sons, too.
Filmmaker Therese Shechter documented the lives of women who are child-free by choice for her latest release. Author Glynnis MacNicol’s memoir documents her fortieth year as a single and child-free woman. We talked to both women about changing the conversation about motherhood and women’s lives.
“Tully” grounds anxiety around motherhood in a reality that we can’t leave behind when we walk out of a movie theater.