The perfect, romanticised version of motherhood—the ‘motherhood myth’—needs to be dismantled. Women who are childless by choice are controversial, but women who regret motherhood…? This is the ultimate taboo.
The very idea of abortion is inseparable from the way we relate to each other as individuals. It invokes a sequence of deep-rooted associations: the embryo symbolises a child; a child symbolises a family; a family symbolises a home; a home symbolises the domestic; the domestic symbolises relatedness.
Freedom from gendered norms will bring us closer to building welcoming and inclusive societies. No borders, no genders, no nations, no profits.
The image of domestic kitchen serves as an electoral asset and reinforces heterosexual gender roles at once.
From peace activists and workers to consumers of pink glittering glamour: postcards narrate the change of women’s roles in Russia for the past 65 years.