Female politician wears dress inside Parliament; one person accuses her of showing up to “collect payments for alcohol”

One woman wears one dress to one Parliament session and sexism runs rampant.

Yonhap has the details.

Rep. Ryu Ho-jeong of the progressive minor Justice Party drew public attention as photos of her walking down an aisle during a plenary parliamentary session Tuesday in a red wrap dress circulated online. 

As online reactions were largely divided on the fashion choice of Ryu, the youngest member of the assembly at age 28, some internet forum users launched misogynistic verbal attacks on the lawmaker. 

A member of a pro-government Facebook forum on Wednesday said Ryu looked as if she “came to the main assembly hall to collect payments for alcohol.” 

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