Theresa May: the perfect case study of modern sexism
Driving a train is so easy, that “even a woman can do it.”
These were the words spoken by Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, on the floor of the House of Commons just a few short weeks ago.
The same chancellor who sits on the cabinet of Britain’s second ever female Prime Minister and one of the most powerful women in the world.
Theresa May has become the perfect example of modern sexism. Long before David Cameron stepped down in the wake of the Brexit referendum, and she began her ascent to the role of Prime Minister, and head of the UK government, she has been undermined and underestimated by colleagues and political opponents alike.
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