With a female PM, governor general and three female premiers many say that women have reached equality in Australia. Yet consistently feminine social values are undervalued and overshadowed in government by trade and economics. How far have we come on this centenary of International Women’s Day? And why has feminism become a dirty word for some?
Eva Cox argues that we need to re-evaluate the importance of social policy and put a healthy society in front of a growing economy. See her article for The Age here.