1. Letter calls for police chiefs to back making misogyny a hate crime  ITV News
  2. Campaigners and MPs call for misogyny to be made a hate crime  The Guardian
  3. Campaigners urge police to treat misogyny as a hate crime  Sky News
  4. Misogyny hate crime law necessary in light of attacks on women, say campaigners  The Independent
  5. MPs and women's rights campaigners call for misogyny to be made a hate crime  Evening Standard
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Analysis of crime figures by the Fawcett Society estimated there were 67,000 incidents of hate crime based on gender last year.

A group of MPs and campaigners have called for misogyny to be made a hate crime as new data reveals gender is the most common cause of hate crime for women.  Analysis of crime figures by the Fawcett Society estimated there were around 67,000 incidents of hate crime based on gender last year – with the women’s rights charity saying 57,000 of those were targeted at women.

A group of MPs and campaigners are calling for misogyny to be made a hate crime.  A letter by gender equality the Fawcett Society urges police to criminalise prejudice against women.  MPs Jo Swinson, Stella Creasy and Peter Bottomley, former home secretary Jacqui Smith, women’s rights campaigner Helen Pankhurst and Nottinghamshire Police and Crime Commissioner Paddy Tipping