A feminine emcee reportedly made an look at an occasion attended by Bali Governor Wayan Koster yesterday, in what seems to be an try to brush off accusations of sexism in opposition to the highest official.
Earlier this month, Koster was accused of blatant sexism on-line by Balinese emcee and TV host Putu Dessy Fridayanthi, posts of which shortly went viral. In keeping with Dessy, Koster was significantly particular about prohibiting ladies from actually taking the stage at his occasions.
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Yesterday’s occasion, which was stay streamed on the Bali Provincial Authorities’s official YouTube channel, appeared intent on debunking that. It’s one technique to deal with accusations of sexism, we suppose.
There have been no official feedback addressing the controversy so far, regardless that it sparked public outrage and elicited feedback from public figures, together with Balinese designer and politician Niluh Djelantik.
Dessy had alleged that the dearth of girls internet hosting and acting at occasions attended by Koster grew to become commonplace since he took the governor seat in 2018, and Niluh additionally mentioned that he’s acquired comparable complaints from others.