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

Gina Rushton on writing The Most Important Job in the World

Should we become parents? Gina Rushton asks this fraught question in her new book

Should we become parents? It’s the mother of all questions and, as Gina Rushton explores in her book, a decision that is more fraught than ever.

Why don’t women talk about whether they might regret having children?

Why don’t women talk about whether they might regret having children?

Sentiments of parental regret are not as rare as you might imagine, so why is nobody talking about it?

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

I am child-free and I don’t need to be ‘fixed’

Tanya Williams shares why her decision to remain child-free by choice doesn’t make her broken, crazy or a problem to society.

Success isn't defined by motherhood

Success isn’t defined by motherhood

As a child-free by choice advocate, Tanya Williams asks: why does a woman’s life only have value if they are having babies?

Tanya Williams: My decision to be child-free is not a reflection on your choice to be a mum

My decision to be child-free is not a reflection on your choice to be a mum

Tanya Williams is happily married with no children. So why do other people have such a problem with her choice to be child-free?

Let’s banish the word selfish from the childfree conversation

Let’s banish the word ‘selfish’ from the child-free conversation

For child-free women, the word ‘selfish’ is often used to describe their life choice. Here’s why we need to banish that word from the conversation.

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.