Why Do Women Politicians Receive Sexist Criticisms for What They Wear?
Meera Samanther, Vice President, Association of Women Lawyers
A photoshoot involving Finland’s Prime Minister, Sanna Marin wearing a blazer without a blouse underneath, has received sexist backlash and sparked online debate. We discuss why women in politics are unfairly scrutinised for what they wear.
Image Source: Wikimedia Commons (Laura Kotila/Valtioneuvoston kanslia)
Produced by: Dashran Yohan
Presented by: Tee Shiao Eek, Sharmilla Ganesan
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