Men Say No, Thanks to All-male Panels
It would be a great thing if this became a worldwide trend.
Even in Scandinavia, well known for its large female political representation, public debate is dominated by men. Business conferences with a 100 percent male speaker lineup are not rare. Some of these men are tired of debating only men, and are taking action to change it.
In Sweden and Norway, male speakers are now refusing to participate in conferences and panel discussions without female representation.
The idea is that men, when they are invited to speak at a conference or participate in a debate panel, will ask whether women are represented on the programme. If not, they will turn the invitation down say no, thanks. […]
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My Muslim brothers should step up and say no thanks, too http://t.co/cDzcxQJxG1