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Specialised gender-focused committees matter more than ever

There are many gender implications from COVID-19 and there is a high risk that the gender gap could get even wider post COVID-19. This blog on Broad Agenda by Marian Sawer AO (an emeritus professor in the School of Politics and International Relations at the Australian National University) highlights that in an era of coronavirus, policy decisions are being taken without considering the gender implications, and that we need an institutionalised gender lens in Parliament more than ever before.

Specialised gender-focused committees matter more than ever