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For women who are navigating life without children, SHE DEFINED shares news, comment and analysis on being child-free.

A letter to my younger self: Trust your decision to remain child-free

A letter to my younger self: Trust your decision to remain child-free

In a letter to her younger self, Tanya Williams shares why she should trust in her decision to remain child-free.

Why I’m child-free: I didn’t want my mother’s life

Why I’m child-free: I didn’t want my mother’s life

Choice advocate Tanya Williams shares the biggest reason why she didn’t want to have children: her mother’s life didn’t appeal to her.

The unspoken bias that child-free working women face

The unspoken bias that child-free working women face

Work-life balance is harder for child-free women employees to obtain, due to an unspoken bias in the workplace.

How to handle the pressure to have kids when you want to remain child-free

How to handle the pressure to have kids when you want to remain child-free

If you’ve decided not to have children and are struggling with pressure to do so from others, here are some strategies that can help.

Child-free by choice - 3 women share why they chose a life without children

‘Why I’m child-free’: 3 women share why they chose a life without children

From having no desire to embrace motherhood to enjoying more freedom, three women share their reasons for choosing a life without children.

Is it immoral to have children in the era of extreme climate change?

Is it immoral to have children in the era of extreme climate change?

Faced with a future of catastrophic climate change, writer Laura Roscioli asks if it’s immoral to bring children into a decaying world.

Penny Rabarts and Jo Vraca of UnRipe Community podcast

UnRipe Community podcast opens discussion about child-free and childless women

A new podcast explores the complexities of what it’s like to be a woman that is child-free by choice or childless by circumstance.

Olive by Emma Gannon - image by Harper Collins

Olive by Emma Gannon: a vital book for child-free women

Emma Gannon’s novel Olive opens a much-needed conversation about a woman navigating the complexities of being child-free by choice.

Child-free vs childless - why the difference matters

Child-free vs childless: why the difference matters

There is a clear distinction between being a woman that is child-free or childless – and this is why the difference matters.