The Superwoman Myth

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A few days ago, there was a heated discussion (one-sided but heated anyway) on Facebook about a certain yogurt ad praising Filipina women as superwomen. We can do it all, it said. We can wake up with a smile on our faces, make breakfast for the kids, exercise, travel to work, then come home and make dinner, tuck our husbands into bed, then settle down to read a book and get up again the next day to do it all again. All the while eating our superfood: yogurt. Right.

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