A First: City Council In Austin, Texas, Has A Majority Of Women Training was arranged for city employees on how to deal with women. Experts said women ask a lot of questions. The Austin American-Statesman quotes an academic who called that "benevolent sexism."
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A First: City Council In Austin, Texas, Has A Majority Of Women

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A First: City Council In Austin, Texas, Has A Majority Of Women

A First: City Council In Austin, Texas, Has A Majority Of Women

A First: City Council In Austin, Texas, Has A Majority Of Women

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Training was arranged for city employees on how to deal with women. Experts said women ask a lot of questions. The Austin American-Statesman quotes an academic who called that "benevolent sexism."

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Good morning, I'm Steve Inskeep. Austin, Texas is adjusting to a new world. For the first time, the city council has a majority of women. So the city manager arranged training for city employees to learn to deal with women. Experts offered advice, like women ask a lot of questions and don't want to deal with numbers. The Austin American-Statesman quotes an academic who called this benevolent sexism. Here's some advice for dealing with women, don't assume they think differently. It's MORNING EDITION.

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