The Solution to the Child/Career Debate for Women

An inspiring article about women in the Afghan army contains the ideal solution to the problem of deciding between children and career — polygamy:

[It was] Laila Ibrahimi[‘s] husband, himself an officer in the ANA, who encouraged her to apply. ‘I always wanted to be strong and serve the country,’ she says. Now 31, she was married at 18 and has had three children, but she is pragmatic about their arrangements: ‘My husband’s first wife looks after them.’