Mary Turner/Panos Pictures

Clapham, London, England, United Kingdom

People gather for a vigil at a memorial of flowers left at the bandstand on Clapham Common, close to where Sarah Everard, a 33 year old woman, was abducted in March 2021. Following the discovery of Sarah Everard's body in Kent, the area around the bandstand became a memorial and nationwide there were demands for an end to violence against women and girls. An off-duty police officer, Wayne Couzens, was arrested and eventually confessed to the abduction, rape and murder of Everard. Her death has brought about a wave of demonstrations and discussion of a change in attitudes to and violence against women. The police, citing COVID-19 restrictions, later tried to disperse the crowd but were heavily criticized for their heavy-handed tactics.

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Mary Turner/Panos Pictures
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Clapham, London, England
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United Kingdom
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5000 x 3338 pixels
42.33 x 28.26 cm (300 dpi)
16.67 x 11.13 inch (300 dpi)
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