Cox: whatever happened to the women’s ministry?


Shock — early Saturday afternoon the new list of the Gillard ministry emerged and there was NO Minister for women, nor even a minister assisting … The word women was not there. Yet privileging the extra input of the women’s perspectives is still necessary because there are still only four women in a Cabinet of 20 and a further two in outer ministry of 10.

Eva Cox looks at the new list of the Gillard ministry and considers how far we have come with a female PM if women have been largely omitted. Read the full article in Crikey (must be a subscriber).

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