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Sexism, harassment, bullying: just like federal MPs, women standing for local government cop it all

posted on 2021-10-06, 22:24 authored by Gosia Mikolajczak, Andrea CarsonAndrea Carson, Leah ruppanner

In her departing speech this week, federal Liberal politician Nicolle Flint slammed the sexist abuse and harassment she endured in the lead-up to the 2019 election. Together with Brittany Higgins’ rape claim and other female political staffers’ stories of gendered violence and harassment, she has exposed the toxic workplace culture in Australia’s parliament and political life.


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