French MP clucking at woman in parliament sparks anger over sexism

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French MP clucking at woman in parliament sparks anger over sexism

It's raining machismo in France. Chucking it down, in fact.

From parliament to local councils, via national media and regional newspapers, storms have erupted as French men indulge in misogynist outbursts that could have come from the cave age.

Now, thanks to the name-and-shame tactics of social media networks, France's long-suffering women, who might previously have shrugged off such attacks as everyday sexism and machismo, are hitting back.

We invite you to read the full article published october 18, 2013

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