Housewife

Emma Watson's Feminism: Some Women's Work Is Priceless

Monica Sarkar | Posted 09.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Monica Sarkar

Although she is absolutely right, not all countries measure gender equality on a pay scale. In many communities in India, for example, a housewife is seen as being of equal value to a breadwinner, or priceless. And for any feminist approach to work effectively in the country, it needs to recognise the distinct values upheld by such cultures.

Seven Signs You Are Becoming Worryingly Domesticated

Jess Paterson | Posted 16.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jess Paterson

You browse the cleaning aisle like you used to browse beauty counters. With that willingness to believe, that hope springing eternal, that thrill of the chase. But it's not your face that you want to look brighter, fresher, younger, more radiant. It's your toilet.

Winning at the University of Life?

Kerrie McGiveron | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Kerrie McGiveron

So I am technically classed as a 'mature' student. Mature students make up about a third of all students in the UK, so I'm certainly not alone in this. Sometimes, though, being a mature student can feel like the loneliest role in the world...

Gender Equality has Made Women Choose Divorce Over Homemaking

Shohana Khan | Posted 08.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Shohana Khan

Louisa Peacock in the Telegraph, looks at a survey taken from 'The Unfinished Revolution' by Kathleen Gearson, which states 75% of women would rather ...

More Housework Could Mean Less Sex For Modern Husbands

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Model husbands who cook, clean and generally help around the house may be missing out in bed, according to researchers. Married men are likely to h...

11 Facts About Women You May Have Forgotten

Anna French | Posted 01.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Anna French

It may seem that I am stating the obvious here, but judging by things I've heard recently a reminder may be in order.

Whether it's Chris Evans saying that women are much better at making beds than men or a woman's voice suddenly rising above the murmur on the bus, saying "well duuuh, all women love shoes", everyone seems to have an opinion on what women are like.

Sarah O'Meara

Men With Stay-At-Home Wives Exhibit 'Harmful Behaviour To Women In Workplace'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 20.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle

A piece of research that looks at how employed husbands in marriages with stay-at-home wives treat their co-workers has produced startling results. ...

Faking It

Wendy Wason | Posted 13.03.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Wendy Wason

You don't have to be the best mother or girlfriend or homemaker. You just have to look like you are. I was at a friend's house when my first-born was ...