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Why women?

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:

41%

Felt their physical safety was threatened.

24%

Felt their family safety was at risk.

48%

Said abuse included racism, sexism, homophobia or transphobia.

27%

Stopped posting content that expressed their opinion on certain issues.

23%

Stopped sharing content that expressed their opinion on certain issues.