Women councillors speak out about sexual harassment
In July a report by the Fawcett Society suggested a third of female councillors had experienced sexist comments in the council chamber while one in 10 had experienced sexual harassment from other councillors.
Yet it has taken a Westminster scandal for the political parties to sit up and take notice.
Last month a group of Labour Party members founded LabourToo, a website which enables women to share their experiences of harassment within the party anonymously.
Since then a number of high-profile allegations have hit the headlines.
But a representative for LabourToo said the group were... read more
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