Oct 15, 2010

Motherhood and Women's Status in France.

Here's a good New York Times article: Where Having It All Doesn’t Mean Having Equality on motherhood and women's status in France.

Here's how it starts:

Weeks after giving birth, French women are offered a state-paid, extended course of vaginal gymnastics, complete with personal trainer, electric stimulation devices and computer games that reward particularly nimble squeezing. The aim, said Agnes de Marsac, a physiotherapist who runs such sessions: “Making love again soon and making more babies.”

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