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Challenges for women leaders in a post-truth environment video


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Publication date: 22 Nov 17 | Source: NATIONAL DIVISION, THE TAX INSTITUTE

Abstract:
This video is a filmed session from the Women in Tax National Congress 2017, PowerPoint slides are incorporated with the presentation.

As the internet and social media provide unprecedented access to information and commentary, an unforeseen consequence is that responses to contemporary problems are becoming increasingly emotional, personal or ideological. Research, evidence and balanced reports are often ignored in favour of subjective, entrenched views. If facts don’t matter, how can public policy and laws be developed to address today's challenges? Professor Triggs will considered the implications for women leaders in this “post-truth” era.

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Author(s):  Gillian Triggs

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Prof Gillian Triggs
Emeritus Professor Gillian Triggs was the President of the Australian Human Rights Commission from 2012-2017. Gillian was Dean of the Faculty of Law and Challis Professor of International Law at the University of Sydney from 2007-12. Gillian is a former Barrister with Seven Wentworth Chambers and a Governor of the College of Law. She has combined an academic career with international commercial legal practice and worked with governments and international organisations advising on including law including human rights law. She is focused on the implementation in Australian law of the human rights treaties to which Australia is a party, and on working with nations in the Asia Pacific region on practical approaches to human rights. - Current at 09 December 2017
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