London mayor warns of ‘epidemic of violence against women and girls’


ayor of London Sadiq Khan warned there was “an epidemic of violence against women and girls” in the UK as he spoke following the killing of teenager Elianne Andam.

Mr Khan said more work was needed to tackle the problem as he met with community leaders at the Wellness Centre in the Whitgift shopping centre in Croydon on Friday as part of his Violence Reduction Unit’s MyEnds programme.