Minister For Women And Jobs To Resign, Citing Pressure Of Being A Woman With A Job

The Government’s Minister For Women and Minister For Employment, Kelly O’Dwyer says being a woman with employment in the Liberal Party in Canberra is not compatible.

“You can have a job; you can be a woman. Just not at the same time,” she said at a press conference announcing her resignation.

Ms O’Dwyer said the Liberal Party remained the natural party for women. “Just not those who want to work in the Liberal Party”.

O’Dwyer said there were many strong candidates to replace her.  ‘I am confident my replacement in cabinet will be a woman of merit. Or Tony Abbott, if he’s up for it again.’

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by Katherine Fischer

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