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Why Do Some Men Still Think They Can Verbally Abuse Women?

YB Kasthuri Patto, MP for Batu Kawan

29-Jul-20 14:30

Why Do Some Men Still Think They Can Verbally Abuse Women?

Late last week, US Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez made waves when she delivered a speech, in response to a fellow male congressman using foul words on her. And Malaysians will recall how earlier this month, Batu Kawan MP Kasthuri Patto was subjected to both racist and sexist remarks by a male MP during a parliamentary sitting. We look at the issue of verbal abuse directed at women in power by men, and why it continues to be prevalent. 

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Presented by: Sharmilla Ganesan, Dashran Yohan & Lim Sue Ann


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