However, author Ella Whelan completely disagreed with Dr Mehmood as she stated educating men was an “idiotic solution”.
She began: “It doesn’t sound very liberating to suggest that the solution is greater training, re-education. It’s a rather dystopian shift in the mindset.
“We started this discussion on a specific thing about male violence. The idea that fixing specific issues, whether it be incidents of racism, incidents of violence against women, which are not everywhere.
“The reason we are talking about it this week with the alleged murder of Sarah Everard. The kind of kidnap and murder of women by strangers is a very small percentage of violence against women.”