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Dr Anne Aly is the Labor candidate for Cowan in the next federal election. Anne has been the Federal Member for Cowan since 2016. By her late twenties, she was a single mother of two young boys earning the minimum wage to put food on the table. Anne went on to study her Masters and PhD and worked as a professor, academic and practitioner in counter terrorism and countering violent extremism. The founder of People against Violent Extremism, she was the only Australian representative to speak at President Obama's 2015 White House summit on countering violent extremism. Inducted into the Western Australian Women's Hall of Fame in 2011, Anne was nominated for Australian of the Year in 2016 and received the prestigious Australian Security Medal.

“When women are in Parliament, Parliament works for women. But in order to create real change for all women we must do more to support women of colour, LGBTI women and women with disabilities to take on leadership roles in our movement and in a future Labor Government. Our policies, programs and events need to take in to account these crucial intersections to build a movement that truly recognises unity, stands for diversity, and leaves no woman behind.”

 

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