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Online abuse could drive women out of political life – the time to act is now

By Tom Felle, Associate Professor of Journalism, University of Galway
It is becoming increasingly evident that life in modern politics is presenting women with a stark choice – endure almost constant online threats and abuse or get out of public life.

Jacinda Ardern, the former prime minister of New Zealand, and Sanna Marin, the former prime minister of Finland, are the two highest profile cases, but the problem is widespread.

Elected representatives have always faced criticism and public scrutiny.…The Conversation

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