Australian Women in Politics: Kate Ellis Speaks Out Against Sexism

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Australian Women in Politics: Kate Ellis Speaks Out Against Sexism

Continuing our series on women in federal politics, we meet the Hon Kate Ellis MP (ALP), Federal Member for Adelaide, Minister for Early Childhood, Childcare and Youth, Minister for Employment Participation and Minister for the Status of Women.

The 43rd Australian Parliament was extraordinary for several reasons but perhaps most notably for how Labor women confronted sexism and misogyny.

Julia Gillard wasn’t the only woman subjected to sexist undertones, nor was she the only one to rail against it. Adelaide MP Kate Ellis says she considers it a duty to speak out against sexism.

We invite you to read the full article published August 6, 2013

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