Home Solutions In July 2016 Nottinghamshire Police announced that they had expanded their categories of hate crime to include misogynistic incidents; that is, behaviour targeted at a victim because of the perpetrator`s hatred of, or prejudice towards, women. As a result, uninvited sexual attention and unwanted verbal contact, such as catcalling or wolf-whistling in the street, can be reported to the police for investigation and support made available to victims. Basing your answer on relevant academic literature and other supporting evidence, critically evaluate whether this decision of the Nottinghamshire Police is a positive step in the development of measures to combat hate crime. Give reasons for your view.
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