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Those ‘experts’ vilifying women who delay giving birth until their 30s are a terrible indictment of a society which desperately needs a reality check

15th August, 2009

For a time, it was the accessory no self-respecting feminist’s pinboard would be without: the cartoon postcard of a woman with a Duran Duran-style haircut, weeping dramatically under a caption which read: ‘‘I can’t believe it. I forgot to have children.”

It lampooned a certain kind of minority thinking, a misogynistic and wrong-headed mentality that treated women as though they were so idiotic they regarded having children on...

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