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“For Political Research Associates, Mariel Cooksey, a religion, politics, and conflict MA graduate, defined ‘tradwifery’ as ‘encouraging women to embrace supposedly feminine characteristics like chastity and submissiveness, and trade feminist empowerment for a patriarchal vision of gender norms…and accepting that women shouldn’t work, shouldn’t have the right to vote, and should fully submit to their husbands and their faith to live a happy life of homemaking.’ (She also pointed out that in some circles, being a tradwife also means being a ‘fundamentalist Christian.’)”

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