Tasmania leading the way on female representation in Parliament

Tasmania leading the way on female representation in Parliament

History has been made by Tasmania becoming the first Australian state to return a female-majority parliament. To most observers, Tasmania might not seem politically ahead of the curve. But that’s soon to change on the island state, with women about to outnumber...
Why Australia’s female MPs are still struggling for survival

Why Australia’s female MPs are still struggling for survival

If the Coalition is to tackle the gender gap that is obvious in its federal ranks, then there are strong arguments that Wentworth needs a woman as its local member. Both the Coalition and Labor have a preponderance of women in marginal seats, which impairs MPs’...
More than 100 women elected to Congress in historic midterms.

More than 100 women elected to Congress in historic midterms.

A record number of women were elected to Congress on Tuesday night as an unprecedented number of female candidates ran for the first time. At least 98 women will be elected to the House of Representatives — 84 Democrats, 14 Republicans — and 12 will join...