The attacks upon the PM are attacks upon all women and girls. Make no mistake. This is about shutting women down and out of public office. Tony Abbott doesn’t care *which* or *who* the/woman it is. Would You like to be the next woman Prime Minister?
Post by @fluffula original posted on TurnLeft2013, reposted with permission, Thank you Fluffula
In 2013, what is it like to be an Australian woman? Pretty crap actually, Australian women only marginally more respected than Aboriginal People and those of the Muslim faith and refugees. Just think about this group of people, they are a big chunk of the population but you wouldn’t know it. This group is the play thing of hate politics and boy are we used, rung out and then used again.
This week has been one of the most depressing times for me as an Australian woman, you may wish to mock me at saying this, roll your eyes and say, typical, another woman whinging about how hard it is to be a woman but I felt wrung out by the end.
It just may be because this country’s parliaments and media is chock to the…
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