Tag: mother at 50

That Ageist Taboo about Women, yet again

I couldn’t resist: I just had to get up on my soapbox about this one. So the press in the UK just had another go at reinforcing stereotypes, rigid belief systems and fostering fear. Another ageist, sexist bash in the guise of what should be evolved, gender-balanced media. Two women making the news just because […]

In Defence of Becoming a Mother at 50

A female boss taking maternity leave at age 50 is big news. So big it’s announced on the London stock exchange. Has a male boss ever had to tell investors he’s becoming a father in his fifth decade? Not likely. Well he doesn’t need to take any time off work, does he? Laura Wade Gery’s […]