At the start of the 21st century, a spectre was haunting Europe — the spectre of female power.
Outperforming boys and men in education, elbowing their way into the workplace, and winning more and more financial clout, women were slowly overcoming their traditional fetters. In the 1990s, a new catchphrase was heard everywhere, one that filled males with unease and even dread: ‘the future is female’.
By the middle of the 21st century, that promise had been fulfilled. An extraordinary shift had taken place in society.
Women had become the dominant sex.