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The myth of the she-devil: why we judge female criminals more harshly – podcast

The myth of the she-devil: why we judge female criminals more harshly – podcast

Update: 2018-10-226
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A man who kills is a murderer, but a woman guilty of violent crime becomes a proxy for all that is evil. Helena Kennedy, who once represented Myra Hindley, asks why • Read the text version here
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Shaun Edwards

bullshit

Dec 17th
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JJ Todilinus

except that this is false. stats show that male criminals receive 73% longer sentences for the same crimes under same conditions as the female. men and women both have more compassion toward women. it's all cosmetic - she looks more deserving of pity even when she's not. but podcasts like this just keep the lie going

Dec 9th
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The myth of the she-devil: why we judge female criminals more harshly – podcast

The myth of the she-devil: why we judge female criminals more harshly – podcast

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