Things That Have More Women Than Abbott’s Cabinet

Oh yay, the Prime Minister I didn’t vote for, whose misogynistic leanings are well-documented has barreled teh Ladeez doozie this week.

Whilst unveiling his ministry today, Tony Abbott revealed that of the 42 spots in the executive, only six will be women. And in a Cabinet of 19 there will be only one woman.

We make up around half the population bro! Are you telling me you Libs didn’t have hardly ANY good ones?


“I’m obviously disappointed there aren’t more women in Cabinet,” Mr Abbott said. “Nevertheless there are some very good and talented women knocking on the door.”

Oh goodie. Now will you please let us The Fuck in?

Here’s some things, courtesy of, that have more women that Tony Abbott’s front bench. Check out the last one. It’s a keeper.

The Afghan Government Cabinet: 

Women: Three.

In President Hamid Karzai’s current Cabinet, Suraya Dalil is the Minister of Public Health, Amina Afzali is the Minister of Work, Social Affairs, Martyred and Disabled, and Husn Banu Ghazanfar is the Minister of Women’s Affairs.

Zoo Weekly’s Staff Meeting: 

Women: Three.

The Augusta Golf Club:

Women: Two.

Last year, former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and South Carolina businesswomen Darla Moore were admitted to the Augusta National Golf Club — becoming the first women to join the exclusive club in its 80-year history.


The Prostate Cancer Foundation Of Australia’s National Board Meeting:

Women: Two.

The Supreme Court of the United States: 

Women: Three.

SCOTUS currently has the highest percentage of women Justices it has ever held, with Elena Kagan, Sonia Sotomayer, and Ruth Bader Ginsburg sitting with six men.

This World War One Munitions Factory:

Women: Lots.


Look at them go!

The Saudi Arabia Olympics Team:

Women: Two.

In last year’s Summer Olympics in London, Wodjan Ali Seraj Abdulrahim Shahrkhani competed in the +78kg division of women’s judo; Sarah Attar competed in the women’s 800m run.

The AFL Commission:

Women: Two.

Sam Mostyn was the first woman to be appointed to the nine-member AFL Commission, in 2005; Family Court Judge Linda Dessau was appointed in 2007.

The Mad Men Writers Room:

Women: Seven.

There are nine writers who work on Mad Men. Seven of them are women.


Facebook’s Board-Of-Directors:

Women: Two.

The Iranian Government Cabinet: 

Women: Two.

Earlier this month, Iranian President Hassan Rowhani appointed reformist Masoumeh Ebtekar as Vice President and Head of Environmental Protection Organisation. She joined Elham Aminzadeh, Vice President for Legal Affairs.

Tony Abbott’s Immediate Family:

Women: Five.

The dog is also a female.

It is a woman dog.


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