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Gender equality in a generation? Achieving change by legislating with women in mind

Photo of a women speaking in parliament
Communities in Control Conference, 19 May 2021

How do we make taxation fair for single-parent households? How do we ensure that planning decisions consider the different ways in which women use our communities? How can we ensure that glass ceiling is not a barrier to the corner office? How can we ensure that we do not forgo the talents women have to offer as leaders in politics?

In her address at the Communities in Control 2021 Conference, Dr Ramona Vijeyarasa, architect of the Gender Legislative Index, proposes ways to help correct gender inequality through the law by courageously stepping away from neutrality and using the law to help transform decades of discrimination.

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