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What Do Tweets Do for Women’s Safety?

A well-intentioned social media uproar after Sarah Everard’s murder shows the impossibility of mitigating misogyny

Side view of a young man and woman crossing the street at night.
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“I live less than five minutes from where Sarah Everard went missing. Everyone is on high alert,” an apparently feminist man named Stuart Edwards tweeted on March 9. It had been six days since a London…

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Ray Levy Uyeda

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Bay Area based writer and poet. Retweets: @raylevyuyeda

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