Leadership, gender and discrimination

The Prime Minister has been called deliberately barren, an unproductive old cow and, most recently, Alan Jones from 2GB Sydney said she and other women in positions of responsibility are ‘destroying the joint’. In any other profession, these taunts and sexist attitudes would not be tolerated.

Coincidentally, the same day Jones made these comments, Anne Summers was giving a lecture on the Political Persecution of Australia’s First Female Prime Minister. She’s a writer and a journalist and she joined Tim Brunero to discuss why the Prime Minister is copping such a hard time for being female and how we may change this culture.

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