Mark Butler: [subliminal; reclaim the night movement; movement; well-intentioned; rest with; ] Well, I'm not sure that takes us any further than asking women not to walk unescorted. I think it really is -- this language is important. I'm not sure I agree with Peter. This language is a much gentler version of the subliminal messages we send from the boxing question really. Back to the Reclaim the Night movements of the 1970s, women have legitimately said you should not use language that casts any blame for these sorts of attacks on us exercising our freedom of movement, I think that is very very important. And I think the officials you've talked about were doing their job. They were well-intentioned, providing advice, particularly to young women who are, you know, becoming independent, to keep safe, but it's very important that we all use language, particularly public officials use language that make crystal clear that the blame for these attacks rests with criminal men, not with the women exercising their freedom of movement ,rests with criminal men, and I think that it is very important for public officials to keep in mind.
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