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Libs’ gender problems could hurt them in majority-female Wentworth

Libs’ gender problems could hurt them in majority-female Wentworth

What the Liberals clearly needed in Wentworth was a locally well-connected woman. Instead, they got a bloke from out of town.

How Rudd will keep women (and Women for Gillard ‘screwed up’)

How Rudd will keep women (and Women for Gillard ‘screwed up’)

The campaign to discredit Tony Abbott in the eyes of women will continue, after what Labor insiders say was a bungled attempt to rally the female vote around Julia Gillard.

How I met the PM and became part of the ‘strategy’

How I met the PM and became part of the ‘strategy’

The Prime Minister invited editors of female-skewing websites to Christmas drinks at Kirribilli House. Women's Agenda editor Angela Priestley was happy to be part of the communications strategy.

How women voters became the kingmakers

How women voters became the kingmakers

Barack Obama won 55% of the female vote, meaning it was women who decided this year's presidential election. Politicians who refuse to take women's concerns and freedoms seriously are now on notice.

Gender wars: poll shows men and women split over leaders

Gender wars: poll shows men and women split over leaders

Male and female voters differ sharply over Julia Gillard and Tony Abbott on gender issues. Women say the Prime Minister is more committed to their issues -- but they won't vote for her.

Labor goes the biff on Abbott’s electoral weak spot

Labor goes the biff on Abbott’s electoral weak spot

Labor will hammer Tony Abbott's aggression in order to exploit his poor standing with voters.

Spicer: Gillard has a problem with women, not Abbott

Spicer: Gillard has a problem with women, not Abbott

Tony Abbott is frequently criticised for not connecting with female voters. But while Julia Gillard has made that connection, the sisterhood are coming to realise that she isn't talking about or acting on issues unique to women's lives, says Tracey Spicer.