"People would read only the headline and not the article. They'd make a comment such as, 'She hasn't a f**king clue'. Or that, 'She's as thick as a plank'"
Unfortunately @pippa_hackett's experience is not uncommon & stops many women from entering politics
We are live with the Your Politics podcast with @HollyCairnsTD on how an absence of maternity leave for politician stops women going up for election. @rtenews https://twitter.com/rtenews/status/1288836872278507521