Hillary Clinton says abuse of female politicians on social media is ‘viral’ – Reuters

Women in the public eye still face scrutiny over their looks and pressure to behave politely and meekly in a way that men do not.

…An international study last year by Atalanta, a social enterprise dedicated to advancing women’s leadership, found female lawmakers were three times more likely than men to receive sexist comments than their male colleagues.

…“There’s almost an ancient DNA imprinting about ‘This is what women are supposed to do and this is what they are supposed to look like’ and you are not supposed to be so pushy and aggressive … it is maddening how much that still operates.”

Hillary Clinton says abuse of female politicians on social media is ‘viral’ – Reuters

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