Monday 27 March 2017

This is no monster, nor is she a traitor to her sex

is she a traitor to her sex

French justice minister Rachida Dati. A witchhunt followed her decision to return to work five days after delivering her daughter by Caesarean section
French justice minister Rachida Dati. A witchhunt followed her decision to return to work five days after delivering her daughter by Caesarean section
Martina Devlin

Martina Devlin

A woman returns to work five days after having a baby -- and her decision prompts an international witchhunt.

French justice minister Rachida Dati has been denounced, among other charges, as an unfit mother and a traitor to her sex.

Just a tiny bit disproportionate, don't you think? The shrill clamour has tended towards the downright nasty -- with women leading the charge.

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