Cherie Blair: There's a backlash against women
Cherie Blair says there seems to be a "backlash" against the progress of women in politics.
Asked whether sexism had played a role in the US election, she told BBC Newsnight: "There does appear to be some kind of backlash."
Mrs Blair said "unacceptable" things were being said "by people who frankly should know better".
She is founder of the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women which promotes women's rights around the world.
"I believe that the vast majority of men are not sexist - that actually most men love their mothers, respect their wives, and... read more
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