Letter 52: Gender Progress in Macho Australia?

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When Francesca Donner, director of The New York Times Gender Initiative, arrived in Australia a few weeks ago, she was almost immediately swept up in the wave of #MeToo and news media activities.
In addition to public panels on the #MeToo movement, there were conferences, university discussions and a dinner with young female New York Times readers to talk about our coverage.
Everyone, it seemed, had something to say about #MeToo.
On her way back to New York, Francesca jotted down a few impressions about Australia’s gender movement and how it compares with what’s happening in the United States.
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Continue reading the main story Her thoughts raised as many questions as they answered, and we hope you’ll share your insights as we unpack the issue.
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