Harman Defends Labour’s Sex Segregated Rally

Hattie strikes a blow for the sisterhood, defending Labour’s sex segregated rally because “it’s better than men-only meetings”:

“This meeting was organised by a male Labour councillor and a female Labour councillor, and what they were trying to do is ensure there weren’t men only meetings, which we are even more not in favour of.

It was actually bringing the women from the community into the meeting. But no, sex segregation in seating is not a good idea. But it’s better than men-only meetings.”

She says if she was there “I perhaps would have discussed with the young woman councillor if we could have all sat together. Probably, I would have said let’s all sit round in a big circle and mix everything up”. Yet Mr Harman sat silent and let it continue…




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