Here’s my latest article:
Many are troubled by the appointment of Abbott to the role given his less than impressive feminist credentials. I acknowledge he is unlikely to be someone to make landmark progress. But in these tough times, arm the area with whatever leverage it can get. Women’s issues need visibility in the cabinet room, so give it to the man with a woman problem. Tie its outcomes to his and keep the pressure on. You will want your friends close and your enemies closer.