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Not One Woman Is In The Top Politicians Quoted This Election

Deputy leader of the Labor Party, Tanya Plibersek, is the most quoted woman, coming in at number 12 overall.

By Jamila Rizvi

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Deputy leader of the Labor Party, Tanya Plibersek, is the most quoted woman, coming in at number 12 overall.

By Jamila Rizvi

It’s a widely accepted falsehood that women talk more than men. When really in any other context except social one-on-one interactions between a man and a woman, women take up less than their fair share of conversation. Men’s voices dominate in courtrooms, in offices, at dinner parties, PTA meetings, and unsurprisingly in our parliaments.

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