"It was an irregular event and he never does it to men -- interrupting somebody talking, somebody asking a question," she said.
"And also on the internet, there was a lot of bashing of me, in a very bad way -- that never happens to a male politician." Abe later apologized for cutting her off.
Follow-up: Last year, TLC aired a TV special about Mayra's murder trial and acquittal, in which she was accused of smothering her two-year-old nephew Eliseo to death by falling on him with her 1,000 body Not guilty: Mayra was acquitted of murder in 2011 after evidence concluded that the boy had multiple injuries to his skull that were not indicative of being smothered.
Her sister Jaime was later found guilty Even though she confessed in 2008, Mayra was acquitted of her nephew's murder in 2011 after evidence concluded that the boy had multiple injuries to his skull that were not indicative of being smothered.
"There is no political will to increase women, and the system doesn't really favor female candidates." Women account for less than 10% of the 475 members of the lower house of the Japanese parliament, putting it 157th out of nearly 200 countries ranked by the Inter-Parliamentary Union.