Julia Gillard’s misogyny speech: 10 years on – with Mary Beard
Ten years on, Julia Gillard’s “misogyny speech” continues to inspire and challenge people to call out sexism and misogyny. In conversation with Professor Mary Beard, Julia Gillard explores the legacy of the speech and talks what comes next in the fight for equality.
The Woman President: a conversation with Dr Ramona Vijeyarasa
Do women leaders lead differently? And are women leaders necessarily better for women? Carol Schwartz talks to Dr Ramona Vijeyarasa about Ramona’s new book, The Woman President: Leadership, Law and Legacy for Women Based on Experiences from South and Southeast Asia.
A Digital Resilience Toolkit for Women in Politics – #ShePersisted
This digital resilience toolkit by #ShePersisted brings together existing resources for digital security and tactics for preventing and handling the online harms most commonly experienced by women leaders online.
Sharing the load: why can’t two people represent an electorate?
Job sharing has worked well in many other areas of employment, so why not consider it for members of parliament? In this 2020 article from Broad Agenda, Professor Kim Rubenstein puts forward the case for shared representation.
Can there be a different kind of politics?
How will the new government deliver on its promises? Sydney Ideas presents an in conversation with Sally Sitou, Member for Reid and alum of UNSW’s Pathways to Politics program; Kylea Tink, Member for North Sydney; Constitutional reform expert Anne Twomey; and political theorist Tim Soutphommasane.
Gender-responsive policy, budgets and legislation: Why it matters and what needs to change
A special Pathways to Politics conversation with Dr Ramona Vijeyarasa and Dr Leonora Risse unpacking missing diverse women’s perspectives and the impact on critical decisions being made for our nation.
The missing women of Australian politics: How violence against women creates barriers to female representation
This report examines the impact that violence against women in politics has had on the progress of women’s political leadership in Australia and makes recommendations to reduce the prevalence of abuse and harassment against women in politics.
Australian Indigenous women and political leadership: a conversation with Michelle Deshong, Dr Michelle Evans and Kat Henaway
Three remarkable advocates and change makers in conversation about the political participation of Indigenous women in Australia, initiatives designed to support Indigenous leadership, and their advice for Indigenous women who are thinking about running for elected office.
Gender equality in a generation? Achieving change by legislating with women in mind
Dr Ramona Vijeyarasa proposes that we can help correct gender inequality through the law by courageously stepping away from neutrality and using the law to help transform decades of discrimination.
Councillor Vonda Malone: McKinnon Emerging Political Leader of the Year 2017
Proud Torres Strait Islander Cr Vonda Malone hopes the recognition she has received as McKinnon Emerging Political Leader of the Year (2017) will encourage both women and Indigenous representatives from remote communities to come forward to represent their communities in the political arena.