AfD member accused of saying ‘natural selection’ behind lack of women in party

The far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) celebration has been rebuked after one among its members was accused of implying that girls have been naturally unfit to serve in parliament.

The remark was allegedly made throughout a speech on gender equality on Thursday by Inexperienced celebration politician Britta Hasselmann.

When Ms Hasselman talked about that she had seen girls made up solely a small proportion of AfD’s representatives, an unknown deputy is claimed to have blamed “pure choice”.


The Impartial understands that the incident was reported to deputy speaker Claudia Roth, who then referred to as on AfD to respect parliamentary protocol; nevertheless, it isn’t clear who made the criticism.

Digitisation minister Dorothee Bar, of the Christian Democratic Union celebration, tweeted in regards to the interjection and stated she was “surprised” by it.

The Impartial has contacted AfD for remark.

Simply 10 of the celebration’s 91 representatives within the Bundestag are feminine, in response to the physique’s web site.

The controversy comes two years after Polish MEP Janusz Korwin-Mikke outraged fellow politicians by claiming that women should earn less money than males as a result of they’re “weaker” and “much less clever”.

Extra reporting by AP


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