This article has been updated with additional reporting by Kitty Lindsay. This series is for them. The contemporary romantic comedy, based on a global bestselling novel, crushed it at the box office , becoming the highest-grossing rom-com in the United States in the last 10 years. The flick, which was the first major Hollywood studio film of its kind to feature a majority-Asian cast in 25 years, served up fun, feels, and family in ways unique and universal. And it made us wish stories about Asian people—and especially Asian and Pacific Islander women—were told more often.
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Nicole George does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organisation that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment. But her survey of the current problems facing women in the region also made for frustrating reading. Regretfully, her analysis omitted the voices of Pacific women themselves, and any ideas they may have about how to best progress the question of their political representation. Ms Bishop also ignored a good deal of evidence that suggests that Pacific women are already working effectively towards brighter futures. My own work researching the political achievements of women from the Pacific Islands since decolonisation indicates that there are many more reasons for hope on this front than commonly understood within Australian policy-making circles. First there is the question of formal political representation. There is no doubt that women in the region have generally struggled to find their place in Pacific parliaments. Gendered divisions within many Pacific communities often mean women are expected to uphold more passive, domestic roles with Pacific men seen as agents of public and political transformation.
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