Women. Hockey. Politics. An unwieldy mixture

  • 2012-09-19
  • By Karina Oborune
Women. Hockey. Politics. It seems obvious that one needs strike the odd one out, as it is often argued that hockey and politics are matters that men, not women, should deal with. The chairwoman of Latvia’s Saeima, Solvita Aboltina (Unity), however, was out to prove the opposite. Without success, though. This was a brave, but at the same time unreasonable step, when she prepared to give a speech after the hockey team Dinamo won the Latvian Railway Cup on August 29. Too brave for a woman. Too brave for a hockey fan. Too brave for a politician.Similarly on September 6, UK Prime M...
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