How workplace sexism is roiling Australian politics

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April 29, 2021

How workplace sexism is roiling Australian politics


Around 120 years ago, Australia became the second country where women won the right to vote. But its political arena is still struggling with sexism, as underlined by a series of sexual-assault allegations around the government and lewd acts within Parliament House itself. Tens of thousands of women rallied in March to demand greater female representation and tough action against sexual violence and discrimination. Whether a tipping point has been reached in a long history of sexism in the workplace depends in part on how conservative Prime Minister Scott Morrison handles the fallout.

Click here to read the full article published by The Washington Post on 7 April 2021.

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Jason Scott and Rebecca Jones
The Washington Post
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