Tag Archives: working mothers

Photo of the Day: Moroccan women protest Prime Minister’s call for them to stay at home

Tweet Apparently, the hypocrisy of social conservatives who blame all social ills ever on working mothers knows no borders. Last week, Moroccan Prime Minister Abdelilah Benkirane gave a speech urging women to basically get back in the kitchen like they did in the good old days. ”Don’t you realise that when women went to work outside, the light went [...]
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More moms are staying home but not necessarily because they want to

Tweet After decades of declining, the proportion of stay-at-home-moms has risen from a low a of 23 percent in 1999 to 29 percent of all mothers in 2012. Let the mommy wars commence! JK. In fact, while many a trend piece would have you believe that all SAHMs are affluent, educated women who are choosing to stay [...]
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Infographic: The Third Shift

TweetUpworthy posted a great infographic, courtesy Restaurant Opportunities Centers United, about the challenges facing mothers who work in restaurants. Want to work for change? Sign ROC United’s petition in support of the Fair Minimum Wage Act and check out their website for more information and action items. Tweet
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Deja Vu: The “retro wife,” 10 years later

TweetNew York Magazine’s recent cover story “The Retro Wife” has raised hackles here, there, and everywhere. At Feministing, we shared the smart thoughts of Shannon Drury of The Radical Housewife yesterday. But this is hardly the first time a prominent woman writer has tackled the “opt out” subject. A decade ago, Lisa Belkin, now of the [...]
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