Understanding public support for policies aimed at gender parity in politics: A cross-national experimental study
Focusing on Australia, Canada and the United States, this study examines public opinion on non-quota mechanisms to bolster women’s political participation.
Opportunities for women in politics: Insights from Carmen Lawrence AO, Senator Linda Reynolds & Kate Chaney MP
Keynote speakers Professor Carmen Lawrence AO, Senator the Hon. Linda Reynolds, Kate Chaney MP and Carol Schwartz AO offer profound insights and perspectives on the myriad challenges and opportunities for women politics.
What’s the secret to attracting more women into politics? Give them more resources
New research shows Australians are supportive of giving women politicians a range of resources such as better compensation, childcare and housekeeping funds, and more flexibility with online meetings, to help keep them in office.
Women presidential candidates like Nikki Haley are more likely to change their positions to reach voters − but this doesn’t necessarily pay off
US researchers show that women presidential candidates, more than the men they run against, often speak differently to different audiences in pursuit of moderation and common ground, and tend to shift their strategies and messages in response to criticism. And they often pay a price for it.
Mere mortals: The state of politicians’ mental wellbeing and why it matters
Apolitical Foundation interviewed and surveyed more than 150 politicians, academics, political leadership entrepreneurs and parties to find out the state of politicians’ mental wellbeing and how it can be supported.
Behind every great leader: Dr Katie Allen and Malcolm Allen
Behind every great leader is our series exploring the realities of campaigning & political life on female politicians, their families and loved ones. Here we speak to former Federal MP Dr Katie Allen and her husband Malcolm Allen.