Feminism: More than Trying to Outman the Men

There are certain jobs that cannot step out of the rat race as Claudia Goldin has shown.

One Sock: Heather Roy's Blog

Heather Roy

5 August 2018

Australian journalist and author Natalie Ritchie has written a follow up blogpost (Jacinda Ardern – Busines as Usual for Women?) to her article published in the NZ Herald recently where she asked if the PM would consider working part-time. It may sound like a crazy idea, but whether Ritchie thinks it possible or not, she raises very valid questions about feminism, support for women in the workforce and whether the PM’s choice to come back to an extremely busy full time role after 6 weeks of maternity leave sets up unrealistic expectations for other women.

“If Jacinda is genuinely happy as a full-time PM working traditionally ‘male’ hours, then we can all be happy for her.

However, that doesn’t mean we should be happy for ourselves, or for other women. As Jacinda herself said on her first day back at work on Thursday, she is

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Utopia - you are standing in it promotes a classical liberal view of the world and champion the mass flourishing of humanity through capitalism and the rule of law. The origin of the blog is explained in the first blog post at https://utopiayouarestandinginit.wordpress.com/2014/03/12/why-call-my-blog-utopia-you-are-standing-in-it/

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