Could catcalling and wolf-whistling become hate crimes?

Could catcalling and wolf-whistling become hate crimes?
 

Wolf-whistling, catcalling and acts such as "upskirting" should be treated as hate crimes, an MP is set to argue.
Labour's Melanie Onn says a change in the law would give women the confidence to report unwanted behaviour in public.
She also wants a Nottinghamshire Police pilot, which treated misogynistic acts towards women as hate crimes, to be rolled out nationwide.
The Ministry of Justice says upskirting is currently covered by alternative avenues of prosecution.
The shadow housing minister will use her speech in the Westminster Hall debate on Wednesday to encourage ministers to... read more

 
6 March 2018 in Politics, Views: 47
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