Labour proposes new offences for violence against women and girls

Green paper calls for misogyny to be made hate crime and bans on street harassment and sex-for-rent

Labour would create a slew of new offences concerning violence against women and girls, including prohibiting street harassment, making misogyny a hate crime and banning sex-for-rent.

The proposals also include introducing criminal sanctions for tech executives who do not act fast enough to remove misogynistic abuse on their platforms, building on previous proposals from the party to tackle online hate speech.

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