Women in politics face misogyny and abuse – O’Neill

Women in politics are constantly “swimming upstream” against an undercurrent of misogyny and abuse, the deputy first minister has said.

Some of the commentary around women in political leadership was “reprehensible”, Michelle O’Neill told a conference.

Women faced comments about their appearance, threats of sexual violence and death threats, she added.

Read more at: https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-northern-ireland-57057858

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