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Reporter looking for CF interviewees for a story in Elle magazine

A reporter from Elle magazine has approached us about our research, she’s looking for childfree/voluntarily childless South African women to interview for a story. Get hold of us if you’re interested!   Advertisements

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You Shouldn’t Need A Reason For Not Having Kids

Originally posted on Thought Catalog:
Shutterstock I wore a maxi dress to work today. The frequency in which I wear dresses to work is about once per month. I am more of a jeans and blouse kind of girl. So…

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Speaking out about invasive questioning

We’ve had a bit of a hiatus from our regular monthly posts, but the good news is that we’ve been busily analysing data and writing up our findings, which we hope to share on this page as soon as we’re … Continue reading

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ANNOUNCING 1 AUGUST as INTERNATIONAL CHILDFREE DAY – a press release from Laura Carroll

We have Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, and so many other “Days” from Secretary Day to even National Vanilla Ice Cream Day! Acclaimed childfree author Laura Carroll thinks it’s high time to bring back a “Day” that was celebrated forty years … Continue reading

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Going green / being childfree – what’s the connection really?

The environmental impact of having children is one of the top reasons that people give for not having children. It’s an answer that we’ve heard quite a bit from people participating in our research too. There are online groups that … Continue reading

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Children in the baggage hold?

Tracy Morison argues that when it comes to ‘family-friendliness’ we need to think out of the box and come up with fair solutions that don’t marginalise those who don’t have children. I preface this post by declaring that I’m not … Continue reading

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Over 400 responses to our survey

The team is very please to report that, to date, we have had 434 responses to our survey! The survey will still be open for a while longer before we take it down to start analysing the data. So, if you … Continue reading

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