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6 Stories of Womanhood and Parenthood for International Women’s Day

Mar 5, 2021

International Women's Day is March is 8, so we've gathered some notable quotes from a range of different experiences of womanhood and parenthood, from a variety of CBC Parents contributors. 

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Jennifer Power Scott

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Elena Moscovitch

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Vanessa Magic

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Paula Schuck

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Tanya Hayles

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Laura Mullin

I was released from feeling that I couldn’t pee outside like men so casually do or that I have to politely wait in line at an ill-equipped women's bathroom. I no longer cared if it was lady-like or discreet or the fact that I had to cantilever myself in an undignified way to avoid hitting my jeans and boots.

Read Why I’m Embracing Peeing Outside

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