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Why the political gender debate is boring (but matters)

10 September 2016

7:26 PM

10 September 2016

7:26 PM

You already have my sincere apologies; I recognise that there is no commentary so tiresome these days as that on the parliamentary gender balance.

There is a never ending tirade of people wanting to ceaselessly point out the obvious (‘wow, there are like no women’) without advocating any real solutions.

The worst form of this is the middle class white 25-year-old male who puts up a Facebook status feigning outrage on the lack of women in parliament like it’s an issue he has thought about for more than five seconds in between FIFA games.

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