Opinion

The invisible work of women in politics

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COMMENT | “Labour of love”, that is the phrase that is often used to jusify making women work for next to nothing, providing all kinds of crucial support to the people around them.

The way we are currently telling stories of women and their role in politics is that of they making sacrifices, providing support, being a backbone - instead of they being a leader, a nation-builder, a stateswoman.

She sacrifices in the name of love, she backs down from the limelight in the name love, she stays in an unloving relationship in the name of love, she stuck to his side - all in the name of love. Hours of labour a woman puts in this blatant ...

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