#CurfewForMen Is Trending In The UK Following Sarah Everard’s Disappearance


The 33-year-old Sarah Everard was walking home from a friend’s house in Clapham, south London, at around 9:00pm on March 3, when she suddenly disappeared off the streets. The hashtag ‘Curfew For Men’ started trending in the UK following trending following the disappearance of the woman.

A Metropolitan police officer has since been arrested on suspicion of being connected with Sarah’s case on March 10, after human remains had been found in a woodland in Ashford, Kent. It has since been confirmed that the remains belong to Sarah.

Ever since Sarah disappeared, many people started questioning why she did not get a taxi home, and why she chose to walk by herself when it was dark. In fact, even police advise women in the area ‘not to go out alone. However, the reality is that Sarah’s disappearance has nothing to do with her actions, and everything to do with the person who made her disappear. Many Twitter users starting using the hashtag #CurfewForMen to hit back at the notion that women shouldn’t go out at night alone to protect themselves.

Sarah’s family has since released a statement in which they appealed for information of her disappearance. They described her as ‘kind and thoughtful, caring and dependable’, and they asked anyone to come forward to help ‘solve this terrible crime’.

Source: Unilad