For businesses, pushing women into having more children is a cheap way to accumulate more profit by avoiding an “employees’ economy” that forces them to invest more on better pay, incentives and training.
For women, on the other hand, the economic consequences of having children are devastating, particularly when children are unplanned.
Here’s a fact that bears repeating: self-care is a feminist issue.
With the countless injustices women face, fighting the patriarchy is exhausting. And the only way we can have the energy to fight oppression is if we’re taking care of ourselves first.