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

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.

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.