Making room for pregnant MPs in Australian Parliament during Covid-19, and other stories
#WomenLead (Issue 15): Your weekly round-up on women in politics
Hello and welcome to Issue 15!
Once in a class on women and politics, my professor explained how a pregnant person presents a peculiar problem for political theory. Since most theorizing typically assumes the “individual” to be a man - or similar to a man - a pregnancy poses a challenge of a very fundamental nature. Our “normal” concepts, theories, syste…