‘We can’t wait any longer’: anger over Priti Patel’s ‘inaction’ on violence against women

The killing of Ashling Murphy this month has highlighted the lack of progress on promises made after Sarah Everard’s murder

Leading campaign groups that have spent years tackling the growing problem of violence against women and girls are becoming increasingly frustrated with an apparent lack of action from the home secretary six months after the government announced a major strategy designed to tackle the issue.

Despite the promise of a “radical programme of change” announced by Priti Patel in late July last year, campaigners say a number of central pledges have disappeared without trace, or have not been implemented, without proper explanation.

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Violence against women and girls, Rape and sexual assault, Sexual harassment, Sarah Everard, Home Office, Crime, Priti Patel, Police UK news | The Guardian

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