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  • n  the condition of being without offspring

  • For most women Hewlett interviewed, childlessness was more like what one called a "creeping nonchoice.
  • For most women Hewlett interviewed, childlessness was more like what one called a "creeping nonchoice.
  • The women had not minded when Soekarno divorced his first wife for causechildlessnessand took a new wife, Fatmawati, in 1942.
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  • Rebecca Walker in Town Hall
    Secularism correlates so strongly with childlessness that there is almost by default a shoring-up of the family with traditional values. I think we can see that today. There is evidence of rising aspiration among younger folks today for marriage.... Phillip Longman http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phillip_Longman&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFSyUaw7S2Qyzy00YvZAIuXXiZdrA CNSNews.com http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.cnsnews.com/news/viewstory.asp%3FPage%3D/Culture/archive/200802/CUL20080215a.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEKojH54HiZSwiddchTQUu7HKFXpg Feb 15, 2008 17274 24039 childlessness And as a result, Rebecca says now, Feminism has betrayed an entire generation of women into childlessness. It is devastating."
  • Nick Smith in TVNZ
    I could make reference to the Prime Minister's childlessness, I could make reference to Lianne Dalziel's drunken spell in Hamner Springs -we could go a long way. But the deterioration of the house and its standards will go into the gutter,...

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