Summarised by the Centrist
Every culture recognizes the distinct roles of males and females, with ‘mother’ holding a profound significance, a term believed to have ancient linguistic roots, says Sarah Henderson.
Recently, Kiwis have seen a shift towards using gender-neutral terms in official contexts.
“How can we women, who make up over half of the world’s population and are the mothers of everyone ever, possibly be reclassified this way?”
Some argue this is inclusive, others view it as a detachment from reality.