This systemic inequality, some feminist activist groups maintain, is necessary to promote true equality.
Sam Smethers, chief executive of the Fawcett Society, which campaigns for gender equality, said: "Misogyny is so widespread it has become normalized in our society," said Sam Smethers, CEO of gender equality group the Fawcett Society. "As a result, women are routinely objectified and harassed. Unless we challenge it, this won't change. We have to start calling misogyny out for what it is: a hate crime."
Already one police department in England, Nottinghamshire's, rolled out a trial scheme recording instances of misogyny as a hate crime. Now, it could spread nationwide.
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