How can raising children be more gender-equal?

From the start, feminism has often focused on the rights of women, but the concept of biological or gender equality — of women’s right to “choose their mate” — has been harder to pin down. But the question of whether men can — or should — have children, beyond the emotional and financial costs, is increasingly high on the minds of those who would like to raise children of their own.

A new study of a traditional American family paints a picture of a household with both parents working and “volatile emotional ties,” often with positive and negative outcomes. The authors concluded that certain parenting strategies may have helped address some of those common concerns.

Read the full story at The Atlantic.


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