Jacinda Ardern – we could use more women leaders like her

Brave, empathetic and astute, the New Zealand Prime Minister’s tenure shows how leaders can elevate their countries on the world stage and suggests a case for more women in political leadership.

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern announced her shock resignation on Jan 19, 2023, saying she no longer had "the extra bit in the tank to do the job justice". PHOTO: EPA-EFE
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How many New Zealand prime ministers can you name? 

Apart from Ms Jacinda Ardern, many of us will draw a blank unless you’re a foreign policy wonk.

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