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Men with stay-at-home wives more sexist than men with spouses in employment, says Jill Filipovic

Feminist author Jill Filipovic has said men with wives who stay at home rather than working are more sexist than men whose spouses are in employment.The comments were fiercely criticised by Conservatives in the US where the so-called “stay at home moms” movement has gained increasing traction - with working mothers sometimes shamed for juggling motherhood with a career.Ms Filipovic also argued mothers who stay at home are “psychologically and emotionally worse off” than those who choose to work.She tweeted: “More mothers at home makes for worse, more sexist men who see women as mommies and helpmeets.“Men with stay-at-home wives...
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Jill Filipovic: Women are having fewer babies because they have more choices

American women are having fewer children and having them later than ever before — a demographic shift being met with significant consternation from the left and right alike. For conservatives, the fact that more women are putting off parenthood or forgoing it entirely is evidence of a dangerous decline in traditional family values. In this framing, women have been manipulated into putting their educational and professional aspirations ahead of motherhood, contributing to a broader cultural breakdown.
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