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Rape allegations reveal Australia's toxic political culture

More than 40 women's protest marches are planned nationwide on March 15

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Attorney General Christian Porter addresses the media in Perth on Mar. 3: he denied that the events happened.    © AAP/Reuters

Lizzie O'Shea is a lawyer. She is author of "Future Histories: What Ada Lovelace, Tom Paine, and the Paris Commune Can Teach Us about Digital Technology."

In the #MeToo era, it is now clearer than ever that sexual assault is not some irregular occurrence, but is actually a function of the structural dominance of men over women.

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