Tag Archives: childfree

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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Something more light-hearted

Our society tends to glorify parenthood, but research indicates that a significant number of people would not have chosen to parent if they had known what it entailed. This banned advertisement for condoms takes a more light-hearted, and honest, look at … Continue reading

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CHILDFREE in the media

Look out for a piece by Carrie Anton in the March 2013 issue of Women’s Health called “What to expect when you’re NOT expecting“. One of the team provided Anton with information. “You know you don’t want a baby, but … Continue reading

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It’s your choice, but…

One of our team members wrote a piece entitled Childfree: It’s your choice but… for FeministsSA.com, a South African-based blog ‘for women, by women’. In the article Tracy argues that until both reproduction and non-reproduction are seen as legitimate choices, … Continue reading

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