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Topic: women in politics
NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian (Image: AAP/Dan Himbrechts)

Glad bad? Consider her ‘sins’ by their outcome not gender

How much of a part has Gladys Berejiklian's gender played in how the media has condemned her?

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian (Image: AAP/Joel Carrett)

Until ICAC speaks, let Gladys get on with the job

It's time to stop asking our leaders to be robots, and blaming women for the failures of men.

Queensland Liberal leader Deb Frecklington and NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian (Images: AAP)

Women in politics: the good, the bad, and the downright dumb

Female politicians are in the limelight at the moment — but maybe being as bad as the blokes wasn't their wisest move.

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian (Image: AAP/Joel Carrett)

How many women hold senior political leadership positions?

Australia is slowly making progress on gender parity in politics — if you ignore the federal Coalition.

On finding a place for women in the modern Liberal Party

The shockwaves of Julie Bishop's retirement from politics are still being felt. But her so-called "moderate" nature hid a support for an ideology which keeps women out of power.

Time and time again, the Liberal Party has failed women

Crikey readers discuss the Liberal Party's problem with electing women, Scott Morrison's job history and the problems facing the Greens.

No, Australian politics isn’t having a Me Too moment

The Liberal Party periodically debates its lack of diversity, but seems to prefer women would shut up if they're going to cause trouble.

How much ‘rough and tumble’ should women tolerate in politics?

Liberal MP for Chisholm Julia Banks' resignation citing bullying and intimidation this week has set off a domino effect. We asked two experienced female politicians how big the problem is, and what should be done.

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Liberal Party MPs Julie Bishop and Michaelia Cash

The binders are bare, but Libs ignore their women problem

The lack of diversity will strangle the Liberal Party if it can't get more women into Parliament.

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