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14
Jun
2022

Julia Gillard set to release book on misogyny, ten years on from her iconic speech

Former Prime Minister Julia Gillard is due to release a book offering reflections on her infamous misogyny speech, marking its 10-year...
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20
May
2022

Exploring the evidence: 28 Days of Tweeting the Jenkins Review

In 2021, revelations of sexual harassment, misogyny, bullying and even criminal behaviour between and among parliamentarians and political...
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18
May
2022

Women could hold keys to election win

Women could hold the keys to the Lodge and election victory this Saturday, with new analysis from The Australian National University (ANU)...
13
May
2022

Most female candidates contesting unwinnable seats

Just two-in-10 female candidates from Australia's major parties are contesting winnable seats in the 2022 federal election, new analysis ...
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06
May
2022

Why some women oppose gender equality

Anti-feminists, ‘tradwives’, and men’s rights advocates – why some women oppose gender equality (and what to do about it). When we talk...
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03
May
2022

When the State Daddy takes on the Daggy Dad

IT'S no secret that Australian politics is overwhelmingly masculine. Yet conceptions of political masculine identity have differed based on...
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29
Apr
2022

Women Aren’t Risk-Averse, They Just Face Consequences When They Take Risks

There are only 32 women among the chief executives at the largest 500 companies in the United States. As a result of these low numbers,...

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