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Male doctors at BMA accused of sending female medics unsolicited naked pictures

Female doctors have accused senior members of the British Medical Association of sending unsolicited naked pictures and joking about women’s bra sizes, amid a culture of “institutional sexism”.

Medics said they were speaking up as part of the #metoo movement, warning that they had suffered harassment, sexism and discriminatory behaviour which must be stamped out.

Women on the BMA’s committees said they had been called “naughty girls” and other belittling names, describing incidents in which senior women had been groped and sexually propositioned.

In an article for GP online, two female doctors from the BMA’s GP committee said it was time to “open the lid” on an outdated culture which had forced out many women who should have progressed.

Dr Zoe Norris and Dr Katie Bramall-Stainer said it was time to call out the “misogynistic behaviour” of those leading the profession, recounting a string of incidents.

Read more in The Telegraph.

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