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Why Do Leftwing Women Disappear From Politics in Their 30s?

2 monthes ago   |   By Novara Media

I am tired. I am tired and I want to switch my brain off, it's turning into mush anyway. I don't know whether that's a side effect from a year and a half of social withdrawal or if it is merely a sign of advancing age. Indeed, I wonder if that's what happened to those women that kept disappearing from the left when they hit 30.
I remember P - a comrade of mine in a Marxist organisation I was a member of in my 20s - complaining about the women who retreated into private life. Who were no longer available for committee meetings or banner making, or to make up the numbers at demos. I would...
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