Rashida Manjoo also says Home Office refused to allow access to Yarl’s Wood immigration centre on fact-finding mission
The UK has an in-your-face “boys’ club sexist culture” which leads to certain perceptions about women and girls, a UN investigator into violence against women warned on Tuesday.
Special rapporteur Rashida Manjoo said there was “a more visible presence of sexist portrayals of women and girls” and a “marketisation of women’s and girls’ bodies” in the UK, which was more pervasive than elsewhere.
“Have I seen this level of sexist cultures in other countries? It hasn’t been so in-your-face,” she added. Continue reading “UN special rapporteur criticises Britain’s ‘in-your-face’ sexist culture”