This post won't be a review of the long years of discussion over household work, there has been a lot said and discussed about it and it definitely deserves some reading. I'll leave a pretty comprehensive article about it here. It was written for a great series of articles for The Guardian in Feb 2018. (you can also find it here) When discussing this topic we have been following an basic feminist idea of equality: Our goal is for both men and women to work the same hours, ma
One of the hottest topics around this discussion is the financial field.
Discussing and dealing with money when the traditional gender roles aren't there anymore raises an array of new uncertainties and anxieties.
Here are the main topics around money: (I won't go too deep into all of them but I will leave you links to great articles and videos that do) Appropriating each other's money We can say that for the longest time wives have been living with husbands as sole earners
Understanding the historical aspect of this topic is very important but also a huge undertaking! So I'll focus this post on sharing some of the latest developments. The 2008 crisis response A lot of the most influential materials we found that really address relevantly the "husband", or the partner of empowered women happened in the years of 2012 and 2013. The richer Sex Liza Mundy publishes a book called The Richer Sex in march 2012 which goes more unnoticed than it should a
Wanted to share this mind boggling research video from Harvard Business Review about how gender equality is affecting men and generating defensive behaviors... And how it affected the presidential election in 2016... It's scary... The link if you wanna watch it bigger: https://hbr.org/video/5187346357001/gender-equality-is-making-men-feel-discriminated-against The main take away I believe is the idea that men are more likely to see gender equality as a Zero-Sum-Game. "In othe