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Australia’s Woke misogyny problem

3 October 2022

10:30 AM

3 October 2022

10:30 AM

It is almost ten years since Julia Gillard delivered her famous misogyny speech in Parliament in response to a motion moved by the then leader of the Opposition, Tony Abbott.

With formidable certitude, Gillard pointed out Abbott’s ‘repulsive double standards when it comes to sexism and misogyny’ speaking to his record of regressive views on women’s role in modern society, and derogatory comments like ‘abortion is the easy way out’.

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