Nadine O’Regan: Violence against women is a man problem

For too long, we have been normalising obscene, threatening and sometimes violent behaviour by men. It has to stop now

14th March, 2021
Nadine O’Regan: Violence against women is a man problem
Sarah Everard was walking home from a friend’s house in Clapham in London last week when she disappeared

The first time it happened, I was on a crowded bus in San Francisco.

I was 19 and my housemate and I were on our way back from the supermarket to our apartment by the Golden Gate Park, which we shared with several other Irish students, all working summer jobs in the States.

A man had been behaving strangely near us – eyeing us up in a peculiar way – and my housemate whispered that she...

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