Mothers | Women

Vanessa Engle looks at the consequences of feminism for mothers and whether it has had an impact on gender roles in the family and the division of labour in the home.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 57'46''
  • Broadcast year: 2010
Curriculum Connection
  • Sociology | How are family life and relationships changing? | Nuclear families, extended families, lone parent families, reconstituted families, same-sex families, non-family households, lone-person households. Family life and diversity: emerging family types, trends in marriage, divorce and cohabitation. Demographic changes: birth rate, family size, age at marriage, age of childbearing, ageing population.

Licence: ERA Licence required


UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Four
  • Programme: Women
  • Episode: Mothers