Sexist tropes and misinformation swirl online as Mexico prepares to elect its first female leader

MEXICO CITY: Mexican voters are poised to elect their first female president, a cause for celebration for many that has also sparked a flurry of false and misogynistic online claims that have blurred the lines between fact and fiction. The two leading candidates, both women, had to respond to humiliating attacks on their appearance, their credentials and their ability to lead the nation.

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