Why couldn't Modi just be happy about Hasina's "zero tolerance for terrorism" and praise her courage without tripping over her gender? Photo: AP
Why couldn't Modi just be happy about Hasina's "zero tolerance for terrorism" and praise her courage without tripping over her gender? Photo: AP
Alice Wu
Opinion

Opinion

Alice Wu

Male chauvinists take note: a gaffe is more trouble than it's worth

Alice Wu reviews three recent high-profile insults against women and the predictable flurry of denial, apology, defence and resignation that follows, and says enough is enough

Why couldn't Modi just be happy about Hasina's "zero tolerance for terrorism" and praise her courage without tripping over her gender? Photo: AP
Why couldn't Modi just be happy about Hasina's "zero tolerance for terrorism" and praise her courage without tripping over her gender? Photo: AP
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