While many people would assume every teenage girl’s worst nightmare is falling pregnant, 16-year-old Sofia Sencier insists it would be a dream come true.
Shockingly, she’s been trying to conceive with her 17-year-old boyfriend for a year because, incredibly, she feels being a mum will be easier than finding a job and is the only way she’ll secure a council-funded home.
“There’s no work out there and it’s so easy to get a house and benefits for doing nothing,” says Sofia, who adds:
“Women are stupid for working, you’re better off having a baby and living on benefits. I tried to get a job but haven’t been able to.”
She adds: “Five of my friends got pregnant to get a house last year and they’re 15 and 16 – it’s the only way to get anywhere. They couldn’t get jobs either.”
Do ponto de vista dela, faz sentido. Quem desenhou todo o esquema de incentivos subjacente é que não fica muito bem na fotografia.