Anyone wondering how to lose a job as a Romanian education ministry official should look no further than Vasile Salaru.
Salaru suggested during a press conference this week that females should have a separate curriculum from their male counterparts. It started with this quote:
Our pupils don’t know how to walk on the street. I would like to see an 11th or 12th-grade student walking nicely on heels, dancing the waltz or tango, and being a good hostess. I think this is a side of Romanian education that has been totally neglected and that could remind us, I hope you don’t smile, of the former boarding school education.
It further devolved when he doubled down on his sexism: