Over 50pc of women bullied online

Cyber bullying.

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What you need to know:

  • Girls and young women indicated they have faced online harassment or abuse on different social media platforms.
  • The report also found that, in Europe, 63 per cent of girls reported harassment.
  • Plan International’s CEO, Anne-Birgitte Albrectsen said that girls are being silenced by a toxic level of harassment.

More than half of young women in Africa have been victims of online violence and abuse, says a new report.

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