“Our boyfriends, our significant others, and our husbands are supposed to be No. 1. Our worlds are backward.”
Where parenting norms have gone, the availability of infant-friendly facilities has followed.
When men enter a female-heavy field, perceptions of women don’t improve—perceptions of the job do.
Government-run childcare was crucial in enabling women’s employment during World War II, but today the program has largely been forgotten.