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Alarm over UK women MPs stepping down after abuse

By France24
07 Dec 2019   |   2:06 pm   |  
While Brexit has very much dominated the UK election campaign, 18 female MPs have said they will not be standing again due to a toxic political atmosphere fueled by online harassment. We talk to Professor Kalina Bontcheva who's closely tracking the abuse British politicians, especially women, are currently facing online. Plus how a two month-long strike by Zimbabwe's doctors and nurses is forcing women to seek out traditional midwives who often deliver babies with no sterilization or post-natal care.


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