To achieve gender equality in politics, men must do more

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April 16, 2018

To achieve gender equality in politics, men must do more

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By Caroline Hubbard and Tim Shand

The emergence of the #MeToo movement has led to an increase in the global dialogue on the problem of sexual violence and harassment, but there are still sectors where the conversation lags behind.

Violence impacts women across all industries, locales and socio-economic groups. It is an egregious assault on their individual human rights, but it is also a systemic problem rooted in and used to maintain unequal power relations between men and women. Nowhere is this more visible than in the testimonies and reports of violence against women in politics.

Click here to read the full article published by Apolitical on 12 April 2018.

Author: 
Caroline Hubbard and Tim Shand
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