Also on these boards
Diana Vreeland. "You Don't Have to Be Pretty. You don't owe prettiness to anyone. Not to your boyfriend/spouse/partner, not to your co-workers, especially not to random men on the street. You don't owe it to your mother, you don't owe it to your children, you don't owe it to civilization in general. Prettiness is not a rent you pay for occupying a space marked "female"."
And available/affordable childcare; equal pay for equal work; a living wage and while you're at it, instill the concept that woman and motherhood are valuable and to be revered. Do away with the shame and shunning experienced by unwed mothers. Improve all the conditions required to raise a child!!