Is it now time catcalling was made a crime? As MPs launch a campaign to outlaw it in the UK

Rachel Rounds (pictured) says a generation of women will be encouraged to fall into victimhood and ready to be traumatised by harmless comments.

Walking with a female friend in Oxford, aged 22, I can clearly remember a man shouting from his car window: ‘Oi, nice arse, love.’ It was 1993 and I called myself a feminist, but far from feeling belittled or harassed, I was flattered.

It was 1993 and I called myself a feminist, but far from feeling belittled or harassed, I was flattered. And, without a thought, I did a twirl on the pavement, laughed out loud and shouted back: ‘Cheers, mate.’

It never crossed my mind that I had been degraded in any way. Yet according to MPs Harriet Harman and Caroline Nokes, the law should change so that men like him face criminal charges for what they call ‘sexualised abuse’.

As someone who was abused as a teenager, I agree no schoolgirl should be subjected to sexual harassment of any kind. But as an adult who can handle herself? How dare they patronise me.

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