#LetHerWork – the perils of sports reporting while female
By France 24
29 June 2018 | 8:02 am
The World Cup has shone a spotlight on the sexual harassment of female sports reporters. In the wake of #MeToo, more people are standing up to say #LetHerWork. But, some still believe a stolen kiss is no big deal.
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