Sarah Everard Murder Highlights Threats Faced by Minority Women

Recent government figures show Black Britons and people of mixed ethnicities are more likely to experience sexual assault.

London, United Kingdom – The murder of Sarah Everard has placed the UK’s public institutions under intense scrutiny, raised questions as to why prosecutions against sexual abusers remain at an all-time low, and highlighted the threats faced by women and girls from ethnic minority backgrounds, according to experts, according to Al Jezeera.

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The failure to arrest the suspect, London police officer Wayne Couzens, on February 28, when he was reported for indecent exposure at a fast food take away, has also prompted concerns – would Everard still be alive had appropriate action been taken sooner?

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