Australian PM Julia Gillard highlights institutionalized sexism

It’s often difficult to express how painful and humiliating sexism in the workplace is for women. Women don’t know to whom or just how to make their complaint known so it is taken seriously. Recently, Australia’s first female prime minister, Julia Gillard, made headlines when she finally stood up to the workplace sexism she experiences.

Listen as she details the comments made to her and about her by opposition leader, Tony Abbott, in this impassioned speak before parliament.