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The Value(s) of Making Misogyny a Hate Crime

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What would the world be like if the state took men’s violence against women seriously? For the past three years the Law Commission for England and Wales has been pondering this idea in its review of Hate Crime legislation. At present the state is ambivalent about the safety of women, but a proposal to classify misogyny as a hate crime has sought to rectify this — to shift the state away from its tolerance of…

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Grant Wyeth

Grant Wyeth

I am a Melbourne-based writer. I am a contributing author at The Diplomat and write a weekly newsletter for Australian Foreign Affairs. Twitter: @grantwyeth

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