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Delaying the upskirting bill lets down women and girls everywhere

Thanks to the objections and filibustering of Chope and Davies, men who wish to shame and harass women have scored a win

By Sian Norris  

Women should be able to wear what they like without being harassed.

A woman is looking at groceries on a supermarket shelf. As she browses the different types of products, a man behind her leans down and takes a photo up her skirt.

A girl is waiting for a bus to take her to college. A man comes and sits beside her. When she moves away, she realises he has been filming up her dress.

A young woman named Gina Martin is at a music festival, and spots…

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