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Hilary Charlesworth on Women and the New Wave of Democracies

Since the end of the Cold War, much international attention has been devoted to building democracies to replace authoritarian regimes. East Timor, Afghanistan, Iraq and last year’s Arab Spring are examples of this movement. But women seem to be the consistent losers in the new democracies: why is this so and what can we do about it?

Who?

Portrait of Hilary Charlesworth

Hilary Charlesworth

Hilary Charlesworth is an Australian Research Council Laureate Fellow and director of the Centre for International Governance and Justice in the Regulatory Institutions Network (RegNet) at the Australian National University. She has held visiting appointments at various US and European universities.

Lunchbox / Soapbox

We love exploring ideas at the Wheeler Centre, and encouraging others to do the same. That’s why every Thursday lunchtime we hand the microphone over to the great thinkers, dreamers and orators of our time.

With a dazzling range of passionate speakers and unusual topics, our soapbox provides a platform for the eclectic, topical and enlightening stories you won’t hear elsewhere. This is the most memorable lunch break you’ll have all week.

If you’re in need of sustenance of body as well as mind, the MOAT lunch cart will be serving delicious $10 lunchboxes in the Performance Space from 12.20pm.

Where?

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