DPP secretary general Chen Chu (left) and Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen have both been faced personal abuse and jibes. Photo: AP

Sexist slurs mar Taiwan’s presidential elections – and they could backfire

  • Despite the island’s reputation as Asia’s most progressive democracy, misogyny and traditional views of gender still dominate
  • Tsai Ing-wen and other female politicians face personal attacks and insults that their male counterparts rarely suffer
Topic |   Taiwan
DPP secretary general Chen Chu (left) and Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen have both been faced personal abuse and jibes. Photo: AP
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