Boris Johnson comes under pressure to make UK safer for women

Discovery of remains in search for Sarah Everard causes outpouring of anger as female MPs calls for tougher action

Boris Johnson came under concerted pressure to take action to tackle male violence and misogyny and make the UK safer for women, as the discovery of human remains in the search for Sarah Everard caused an outpouring of anger.

The inquiry into the disappearance of the 33-year-old marketing executive added poignancy to the annual International Women’s Day debate in the House of Commons as dozens of female MPs told moving and angry stories of the harassment they had been subjected to.

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