Harassing women in street to be a crime under Patel plans

Harassing women in street to be a crime under Patel plans

The Times says street harassment such as wolf-whistling could become a specific crime under government plans to protect women and girls.

Priti Patel, the home secretary, has pledged to consider the case for a new offence to capture incidents such as when men target women with sexually graphic or lewd comments in the street.

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/harassing-women-in-street-to-be-a-crime-under-patel-plans-k5t5kcxlb

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