Gender Inequality

3 reasons why having female political leaders matters

Women leaders matter in ways more than achieving gender equity. Image: Geert Vanden Wijngaert / Pool via REUTERS

Ramona Vijeyarasa

Senior Lecturer and Juris Doctor Program Head, University of Technology Sydney and Women's Leadership Institute Australia Research Fellow, University of Technology Sydney

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