Fighting sexism in Australian politics
Prime Minister Kevin Rudd and his rival, Tony Abbott, are busy crossing Australia in a last-ditch effort to win votes ahead of the 7 September general election.
Mr Rudd replaced Julia Gillard in June, after a premiership that sparked considerable debate over gender and politics in Australia.
So how much room is there for women in politics in Australia today? Yalda Hakim has been finding out.
05 Sep 2013
- From the section World