Sexism: Who is to blame? – BBC NEWS



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BBC World global conversation among women’s rights activists and experts from Egypt, Mexico, Thailand, and Iran/USA about everyday sexism around the globe, roots of sexism, personal experiences of sexism, and ways to fight back. Who is to blame? Laws and governments or society and culture? Media? Men and women, or both?

Guests: 
Egypt: Doaa Abdelaal, Egyptian women’s rights and civil society activist based in Cairo. Chair of the Board of the International Solidarity network – Women Living Under Muslim Laws (WLUML) – Twitter:@DoaaAbdelaal
Mexico: Gisela Pérez de Acha, Lawyer and a specialist in digital and women rights in Mexico and an active member of FEMEN – Twitter:@gisela_pda
Iran/USA: Sussan Tahmasebi, Iranian-American feminist and civil society activist based in US, Co-Founder of International Civil Society Action Network (ICAN)  – Twitter:@sussantweets
Thailand: Dr Chalidaporn Songsamphan, Associate professor in Political Science Faculty at Thammasat University in Bangkok, Thailand. Co-editor of the book: The Family in Flux in Southeast Asia: Institution, Ideology, Practice

Presenter: Chloe Tilley, BBC World Have Your Say – Twitter:@Chloetilley
Producer: Sanam Dolatshahi, BBC Persian – Twitter:@khorshid

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