Student Rebecca Meredith talking about misogyny on the debating circuit.

"Get that woman out (of) my union" these were the words allegedly hurled at student Rebecca Meredith as she debated in the grand final at Glasgow University over the weekend. Rebecca Meredith and Marlena Valles, the only two women finalists,say they were booed and heckled ‘shame’ and ‘woman’ and remarks were made of their physical appearance and clothing. Does this kind of behaviour put off female debaters? Jenni Murray speaks to politics student Rebecca Meredith.

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