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"Why Doesn't She Just Leave?"

Like abusive relationships, sexist workplaces aren't always easy to quit

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I was recently in a Twitter discussion about how much emotional labour and office housework women take on.

The original tweet (by British solicitor Audrey Ludwig (@AudreySuffolk) said:

“Has anyone noticed at events (well those…




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Toni Hargis

Toni Hargis

Co-author of “How to Stand up to Sexism; Words for when enough is enough”. Helping women find their voices. @ToniHargis

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