Violence against women in politics on Twitter a micro-analysis
journal contributionposted on 21.05.2021, 10:11 by Mackenzie Gregory
Gendered negativity attacks a person's gender identity to make the victim feel inferior. These attacks reenforcing gender norms and patriarchal ideologies. Women in politics, especially those who hold positions of high visibility, face a significant amount of gendered negativity compared to their male counterparts. Gendered negativity against women in politics can discourage women from pursue public office and other leadership positions.