In the lead up to next month's fraught election in the UK MPs are increasingly becoming the target of verbal and physical abuse.

The polarising debate over Brexit has seen the abuse of politicians skyrocket, and women say they're bearing the brunt of it.

Europe correspondent Samantha Hawley reports.

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