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‘Men At Work’: Annabel Crabb On Australia’s Parenthood Trap

One of Australia's most significant voices on the complexities of modern parenting, shines a light on how differently we treat men and women leaders.

By Helen McCabe

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One of Australia's most significant voices on the complexities of modern parenting, shines a light on how differently we treat men and women leaders.

By Helen McCabe

Journalist and author Annabel Crabb is following her groundbreaking book The Wife Drought with a Quarterly Essay titled “Men At Work: Australia’s Parenthood Trap”.

Highlighting the contrasting reactions to New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison both juggling their roles as parents, Crabb confronts the way male leaders are treated compared to their female counterparts.

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If you want to know more, Annabel Crabb and ABC TV colleague Leigh Sales are in conversation on Hamilton Island September 7, 2019. 

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