Australia is in the midst of “the biggest uprising of women’s power [the nation] has ever seen” following repeated revelations of sexual assault and harassment by male politicians and staffers.
Grace Tame, Australian of the year, an advocate for sexual assault survivors, said comparing responses to the pandemic and to women’s rights:
we can’t fix morals with money and masking [and] we can’t boost humanity with stunts and stimulus packages. Now that our collective focus has extended beyond economic disruption to issues of morality, we are seeing leaders for who they really are.Grace Tame expresses incredulity at PM’s choice of Amanda Stoker as assistant minister for women, The Guardian, accessed 31 March 2021
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