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Why Aren’t We Seeing More Child-Free Women On-Screen?

More women are choosing not to have children — but you wouldn’t know it from watching film and TV.

When I think about how women are portrayed on-screen, the final image in the 1999 romantic comedy Notting Hill comes to mind.




Women’s issues, politics, culture. Warning: this publication contains feminism.

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Claire J. Harris

Claire J. Harris

Global wanderer. Expert thumb-twiddler. Screenwriter, travel writer, and copy writer. Find me at

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