What are the facts?
Women are more likely to be targets of personal, sexual and gender-based cyber abuse than their male counterparts.
A recent Ipsos MORI poll for Amnesty International shows that 3 in 10 women had experienced online abuse or harassment. Of those women:
Felt their physical safety was threatened.
Felt their family safety was at risk.
Said abuse included racism, sexism, homophobia or transphobia.
Stopped posting content that expressed their opinion on certain issues.
Stopped sharing content that expressed their opinion on certain issues.