"For more than two weeks, writer Caroline Criado-Perez has been leading a fight against…

For more than two weeks, writer Caroline Criado-Perez has been leading a fight against the threats of violence online, which followed her banknote victory. Speaking today, she said: “This latest incident is the very front line of the sexism that still pervades UK society. For two weeks, Twitter has been awash rape and death threats against women who dare to speak out against abuse. The women are accused ‘provoking’ them. “Now we have seen where this kind of attitude ends up: with what looks like a judge calling a 13-year-old girl a ‘sexual predator’ and letting her abuser off with a suspended sentence.”

- Kevin Rawlinson: Outrage as man walks free after admitting sex with 13-year-old girl called a ‘predator’ by the judge (Independent)