Every time I write about how some women’s initiatives might be too insular or mommy-centric, I get angry letters from women who accuse me of being a traitor to my gender. Some ask whether I have children (yes, I do), while others simply call me anti-mom.

Well, folks, it’s not just my opinion that some initiatives reinforce stereotypes. According to a new study, Transforming Women’s Leadership in the Law Global Report 2020, by consulting firm Acritas (now part of Thomson Reuters), “the most useful policies are not those which are aimed at ‘fixing’ women or setting them apart from their male peers.”

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