Monthly Archives: November 2012

Are parent-friendly policies unfair? A tricky question

It has been argued that parent- or family-friendly work policies are pronatalist.  Alena Heitlinger, for example, has said: Parental leaves,  childcare services, flexible  work arrangements,  re-entry  training  programs, and  social  security  and   taxation   policies that   do  not  penalize women   for  motherhood  have  been   promoted  as  measures  of equal opportunities … Continue reading

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Interesting fertility stats in SAs latest census – Where are the childfree?

According to a report in The Sunday Independent, the latest South African census results, and other demographic studies, indicate that access to education and opportunities has resulted in women having fewer children and getting married later in life. You can read the article below. What … Continue reading

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