Make catcalling a crime, Labour MP to urge parliament

Melanie Onn to argue that sexist abuse in public is a hate crime and the law should be changed

Catcalling at women and sexist abuse in public should be made hate crimes, a Labour MP is to argue, calling for a pilot scheme in Nottinghamshire to be made law across the country.

Melanie Onn said wolf-whistling, harassment on public transport and taking photographs up women’s skirts were low-level crimes that often went unreported, but said it was important for police to be able to record any increase.

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