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Gender unescapable, in unexpected ways, at campaign's close

With her at the top of the Democratic ticket, gender was always going to be an inescapable part of the presidential race. In its final weeks, the 2016 campaign is awash in charges and countercharges of assault and groping, sexist slurs and graphic language. Several women have accused Republican nominee Donald Trump of sexual misconduct and assault. Advocates worry that Trump's impact goes beyond Clinton, and potentially could undo decades of progress on issues such as sexism and sexual assault by normalizing violence against women.
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