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Forthcoming IssueQE75 - 16 September 2019
on politics, work and gender
What would equality look like when it comes to gender and work? What are some steps that would bring it closer?
With her characteristic wit and good sense, Annabel Crabb looks at the changing world of work. Starting with politics – the responses to Jacinda Ardern, Julie Bishop, Hillary Clinton and more – she moves on to discuss what would make a better and fairer society for both men and women, discussing everything from parental leave to social expectations.
“One of the things that continues always to intrigue me is the way politics reflects us back to ourselves. The way expectations of how women and men who are public figures will behave is often a miniaturised, diamond-hard replica of the expectations we distribute more generally … We are all at the mercy of these subterranean expectations, but they can be changed. All you need is leadership, and explicit permission.”
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