The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) published new public statements on how it will prosecute hate crime and support victims in England and Wales. This includes homophobic, biphobic and transphobic hate crime. To find out why it is necessary look at the details of the Fawcett Society Reclaim the Internet campaign which is seeking to eliminate online harassment of women and GALOP the national LGBT anti-violence charity. Its annual report has statistics on the extent and nature of the problem and it also includes 10 qualitative interviews. 84% of respondents had experienced online abuse at least once.
Stopping hate crime online
Posted by Andrew Dunn in Social Sciences and Humanities Librarians’ Blog on August 29, 2017
Posted in Criminology, Sociology | Tagged Criminology, Gay equality, Hate crime, Internet, Women | Leave a response
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