Police ‘should tell men to stay indoors’ when a killer is on run in local area: Victims commissioner says ‘very little has changed’ since women were told to keep off streets when the Yorkshire Ripper prowled North in 70s and 80s
Men could be asked by police to stay off their local streets if a murderer is on the loose, 被害者’ Commissioner for England and Wales has suggested.
Dame Vera Baird QC said there was a ‘real vacuum of police action in the fight against violence against women’ following the murder of Sabina Nessa, 28.
Primary school teacher Miss Nessa was killed in a park in Kidbrooke, South East ロンドン, 9月に 17 and her body was found covered in leaves the next day.
Dame Vera has been critical of the police response following the murder and spoke about it during a fringe event at the 労働党 conference in Brighton on Sunday.
She said the Reclaim The Streets movement started in the 1970s at the time of the Yorkshire Ripper, ピーターサトクリフ, when women rejected advice to stay indoors.
Former Labour MP Dame Vera Baird QC is the Victims’ Commissioner for England and Wales
Primary school teacher Sabina Nessa, 36, was killed in a park in Kidbrooke, South East London, 9月に 17 and her body was found covered in leaves the next day
による タイムズ, Dame Vera said: ‘If you remember that Reclaim the Streets started when the Yorkshire Ripper was at large in the late Seventies…
‘The point of that was because the police told women in the North to keep off the streets to be safe from him – いつ, もちろん, we thought they should have been telling men to keep off the streets so what he was doing might be a bit more visible.
Dame Vera said the Reclaim The Streets movement started at the time of the Yorkshire Ripper, ピーターサトクリフ, in the 1970s
‘It strikes me that very little has changed.’
The killing of Miss Nessa has triggered an outpouring of anger and grief as MPs and campaigners have demanded that the streets be made safer for women.
Pizza delivery driver Koci Selamaj will appear in court today accused of murdering her 200 yards from her home, after he was charged last night.
Dame Vera attended a vigil to Miss Nessa in Wood Green on Friday night.
Speaking to BBC Radio 4’s Today programme on Saturday, the former Labour MP said there needs to be more onus on police to protect the public than on women to take precautions.
「それは少ないです, そうじゃない, 危険な場所で自分自身を安全に保つためのリーフレットを女性に与えることについて、そして警察が女性のために通りを安全にすることについてもっと?’
The thirteen victims of Peter Sutcliffe. Top row (左から右へ) ウィルマ・マッキャン, エミリージャクソン, アイリーン・リチャードソン, パトリシア・アトキンソン, ジェイン・マクドナルドとジャン・ジョーダン. Bottom row: イボンヌピアソン, ヘレン・リトカ, Vera Millward, ジョセフィンウィテカー, バーバラリーチとジャクリーンヒル
何百人もの会葬者, including Miss Nessa’s sister Jebina Yasmin Islam, attended an emotional candlelit vigil last Friday at Pegler Square in Kidbrooke, South East London
Dame Vera has been critical of the police response following the murder and spoke about it during a fringe event at the Labour Party conference in Brighton on Sunday (写真)
警察の介入とともに社会の変化が必要であると彼女に言われたとき, デイムベラは答えた: 「それは確かに警察の仕事だけではありませんが, 見る, ここでは警察が非常に重要な役割を果たしています。’
サラ・エバラード, 33, was kidnapped and murdered by a police officer in March
彼女は付け加えた: 「女性の4分の3以上 16 公共の場所で嫌がらせを受け、安全を感じていない. They need to know that the police understand that and will use all the powers they have got to keep the streets safe.’
何百人もの会葬者, including Miss Nessa’s sister Jebina Yasmin Islam, attended an emotional candlelit vigil last Friday at Pegler Square in Kidbrooke.
A separate rally earlier in the evening at East London Mosque heard powerful testimony from other members of Miss Nessa’s family.
The murder has reignited concerns about women’s safety after Sarah Everard, 33, was kidnapped and murdered by police officer Wayne Couzens in South London in March.
It has also prompted more discussion about the fatal stabbing of sisters Nicole Smallman, 27, and Bibaa Henry, 46, in a park in Wembley, 北西ロンドン, 昨年6月.