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Parliament considering ban on sexist remarks during debates.

Tuesday, 27 November, 2012

27 November 2012

Today we are about to witness a bill that will be introduced to bar legislators from making sexist remarks during parliamentary proceedings.

This conscientization strategy includes a punitive element and is hoped to increase sensitivity to gender-insensitive remarks and behavior.

It’s just rather alarming to note the need to specify sexism as offensive behavior instead […]





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