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Welsh Rugby

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wonderoushen
wonderoushen Female
13 days ago
One woman who worked in a senior position for Welsh Rugby heard a male co-worker laughing and joking with others that he's like to rape her. Another woman a former head of an international company had her competance questioned repeatedly. The attitude seemed to be that women should stay in the kitchen and do ironing. WTF
Templar2013
Templar2013 Male
13 days ago
I have heard women sat "I'd give him one" and other similar things. I suppose both genders make crude remarks with mates in private.
AndyMacG
AndyMacG Male
13 days ago
Have to agree with you Templar on that, i have also heard women making crude remarks with there mates and not in private either, out loud in public!





Andy Mac
Pixiefluff
Pixiefluff Female
13 days ago
I've seen some women post comments supporting rape jokes too, I hate it, I hate anything like that its nothing at all to joke about. Saying I'd give him one is crass granted, but isn't quite the same as saying I'd RAPE someone is it? 
Pixiefluff
Pixiefluff Female
13 days ago
What kind of a C**t jokes about rape?
AndyMacG
AndyMacG Male
13 days ago
"What kind of a Ct jokes about rape?"**

Absolutely correct PixieFluff, rape is nothing to be joked about by either sex!





Andy Mac
Colonel_Blink
Colonel_Blink Male
13 days ago
Absolutely correct PixieFluff, rape is nothing to be joked about by either sex!

I agree too Andy. No ether sex should be making those remarks.
Samx
Samx Male
13 days ago
However, both genders do make crude jokes. Rape is no joking matter. However a dirty joke here and there is not wrong. Be a little tolerant and have a sense of humour! Being stuck up is not funny!
AndyMacG
AndyMacG Male
13 days ago
Absolutely Colonel-Blink ether sex would be very volatile and highly inflammable, lol





Andy Mac
HotOrWot
HotOrWot Male
12 days ago
Women usually conduct themselves better in public when sober.
wonderoushen
wonderoushen Female
12 days ago
BBC Wales did a whole program on it yesterday, this isn't about the odd comment, this is about systematic bullying of female staff, a culture or misogyny towards female staff and players, a far cry from the sort of 'I'd give him one' comments that many posters here seem to think its about.
HotOrWot
HotOrWot Male
12 days ago
I think that happens in a lot of places which is dominated by one gender and that gender is most often male.
Pixiefluff
Pixiefluff Female
12 days ago
It shouldn't happen though. Sometimes I think we're just moving backwards rather than forwards. I wouldn't accept working or socialising in an atmosphere like that. 
HotOrWot
HotOrWot Male
12 days ago
You might if you needed the job. I'm sure many employees would move given the opportunity. I agree about the socialising though.
Zealous_Zack
Zealous_Zack Male
12 days ago
Top post!
Top post!
One woman who worked in a senior position for Welsh Rugby heard a male co-worker laughing and joking with others that he's like to rape her. Another woman a former head of an international company had her competance questioned repeatedly. The attitude seemed to be that women should stay in the kitchen and do ironing. WTF

Several different issues here. When I played Rugby we had a couple of ladies working in the bar and a young female physio who were all treated with the greatest respect and when the physio's parents moved home and she had to leave us she was very upset. I can't speak for the Welsh Rugby.
Was the former head of the international company competent? Just because she was female doesn't mean she was so maybe she was being questioned fairly? Once again I don't know enough to make a judgement.

I don't think I have heard a single person male or female in the past 20 years say a woman should stay in the kitchen although I'm sure it's said by some ignorant person somewhere.

I don't like lewd or rude behaviour from men or women but I have to say that it has very much been my experience that those who are lewd and rude are often the decent ones who step up to do the right thing and those with all the self-righteous preaching are the worst offenders of all sorts of atrocities.


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