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The “Right Person” for the Job is Not a Woman: Nia Magoulianiti-McGregor on Workplace Sexism

How to Marry a Politician and SurviveNia Magoulianiti-McGregor, author of How to Marry a Politician and Survive, recently wrote an article for Destiny magazine about the continued presence of sexism in the workplace.

Magoulianiti-McGregor says she began the research in order to answer the question “How much sexism still exists in the workplace?” The answer was immediately obvious and disappointingly emphatic: “A lot”.

The writer outlines some examples of sexist against women and sexualised treatment of women in the financial services industry.

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When Daniels joined a stockbroking firm as part of its research team a few years ago, she overheard the MD discussing the “right person” for a new job opening as a trader. “We need a black male who’s good at sport”.

She understood BBBEE requirements, but why male – and why sport?

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