Because I am a Woman – experiences of misogyny hate crime

Working in conjunction with Nottinghamshire Police we have produced ‘Because I am a Woman’ – a short video of women’s experiences of misogyny hate crime and street harassment.

There are two versions of the video – the full length version (10 minutes) and a shorter one, suitable for social media sharing.

We are hugely grateful to the women who gave up their time to participate in this and share their stories.

If you think misogyny should be a hate crime across the UK, please consider adding your name to the online petition here.


Dealing with abuse on social media

After the announcement that Nottinghamshire Police had begun recording misogyny as a hate crime, our Centre Manager, Melanie Jeffs, experienced ‘trolling’, abuse and harassment on social media. A number of other comments were directed at women through our Facebook page.

If this is happening to you, it can sometimes be hard to know how to respond. With support from other agencies, we’ve put together some information about how to deal with unwanted content on social media and social networking sites, which you can download below.

Download our guide to reporting and removing content on social media sites.