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Thursday, May 09, 2019
Jacinda Ardern voted Australia's most trusted politician
Two weeks out from the general election, Australia says its most trusted politician is Jacinda Ardern. In a poll by Millward Brown, 1400 Australians were asked to score 12 politicians across six areas: relevance, integrity, shared values, commitment...
Thursday, February 21, 2019
Julie Bishop Quits Australian Politics, Adding to Exodus of Conservative Women
SYDNEY, Australia — Julie Bishop, the popular former Australian foreign minister, said Thursday that she would not run in coming federal elections, adding to the conservative government’s already-bleak image as a place that is inhospitable to women...
Friday, August 05, 2016
Julia Gillard, former Australian prime minister, urges Americans to call out sexism against Hillary Clinton
The Guardian has published an article on the support that former Australian prime minister Julia Gillard is giving to Hillary Clinton. She has urged Americans to call out sexism against the Democratic presidential nominee, Hillary Clinton. Gillard...
Monday, November 11, 2013
Julia Gillard: Gender revolution has failed
Ms Gillard said while it is up to the nation to think in a sophisticated way about that, the gender revolution of the last 50 years had failed to leave as deep an impact as hoped. "In too many ways, that change has done no more than create a brittle...
Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Julia Gillard says she'll pursue education and women's issues in life after politics, Australia
Julia Gillard has given her first known interview since losing the Labor leadership, in which she says she will be pursuing education and women's issues on the global stage. Speaking to two representatives from Laureate International Universities in...
Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Julia Gillard hopes to inspire more women to enter politics, Australia
Admitting that her own experience in politics was "mixed", Ms Gillard said she hoped more women would enter politics. The 51-year-old Welsh-born former lawyer said she has begun writing a memoir and plans to tell her story "in my own words, in my...
Wednesday, August 07, 2013
Jenny Macklin will tackle Inter-Generational Unemployment if ALP is Re-elected, Australia
Can you name the politician with the most influence over the lives of women and their families in the past five years? Few would probably come up with Jenny Macklin, the low profile but highly prolific Minister for Families in the Federal Labor...
Thursday, June 27, 2013
Julia Gillard speech after being ousted as prime minister - video, Australia
Julia Gillard speaks after Kevin Rudd won the Labor leadership ballot. Gillard, in a calm speech, thanks her supporters and constituents and announces, as promised, she will be leaving politics due to the defeat. She thanks colleagues for the...
Julie Ballington
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Julie Ballington
Julie Ballington is the Policy Advisor on Political Participation in the Leadership and Governance Section at UN-Women. She oversees the section’s work on women’s political participation, including in electoral assistance, parliamentary...