The Concept Of Merit Is Hurting Women, So Why Are Female Leaders Still Hiding Behind It?

We’re barely four months in, but 2018 already feels remarkably like the year of women. We’ve usurped power structures with #MeToo; used Time’s Up to confront rape culture; reprised worldwide protests with the Women’s March; and now, Australia finally has a Minister for Women who isn’t afraid to actually call herself a feminist. So why are we still scared to introduce quotas that would encourage women into leadership roles?

More information: https://www.elle.com.au/culture/meritocracy-myth-female-politicians-hide-behind-16239

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