Misogyny thrives when women are silenced online – and in the workplace

Sarah Everard’s murder has exposed misogyny in UK culture, and nursing is not immune
Sarah Everard vigil

Sarah Everard’s murder has exposed widespread misogyny in UK culture, and nursing is not immune

The recent disappearance and suspected murder of Sarah Everard has seen a huge outpouring of stories on social media highlighting the fear shared by so many women and their collective grief.

In deafening unison, women have been shouting the grim reality and oft-unspoken understanding that any one of us could have been Sarah Everard – a woman simply walking home from her friend’s house.

Exposing a constant stream of hatred targeted at women

From rape and death threats to stalking, sexual harassment and doxing – in which personal details about someone


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