Bin Bag Dress – level 1

03-08-2020 07:00

Nicolle Flint is an Australian politician. She is a young lady. She likes to wear nice clothes. Nice clothes are a part of her image as a politician.

Last week, a journalist writes an article about Flint. The journalist writes bad comments about her work. However, the journalist comments on Flint´s clothes, jewelry and shoes.

Flint is surprised. Flint says that the article is sexist. This means that somebody says bad things about women without a good reason. Flint posts a video on social media. She wears a bin bag or a trash bag in the video.

Flint says that there is a lot of sexism in politics. Flint does not like it. It is not easy to be a woman politician.

Difficult words: politician (a government official), image (a picture of what someone is like as a person), journalist (a person who writes for a newspaper, a magazine, or a website), sexism (when a person says bad things about another person because the person is a woman or a man).

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