Leading types of online abuse or harassment experienced by women 2017

Most common types of online abuse or harassment experienced by women worldwide as of July 2017

Leading types of online abuse or harassment experienced by women 2017 This statistic presents the most common types of online abuse or harassment experienced by women worldwide. During the July 2017 survey period, 46 percent of survey respondents who have experienced online abuse stated that they had experienced sexist or misogynist comments directed towards them.
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Most common types of online abuse or harassment experienced by women worldwide as of July 2017

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Share of respondents
Generally abusive language or comments directed at you62%
Sexist or misogynist comments directed at you46%
Threats (direct or indirect) of physical or sexual violence against you26%
The posting of your personal details online with the aim to cause you alarm or stress17%
Racist language or comments directed at you14%
The posting of intimate images of you online without your consent8%
Homophobic or transphobic language or comments direct at you7%
Other types of online abuse18%
Don't know2%
Prefer not to say2%
Share of respondents
Generally abusive language or comments directed at you62%
Sexist or misogynist comments directed at you46%
Threats (direct or indirect) of physical or sexual violence against you26%
The posting of your personal details online with the aim to cause you alarm or stress17%
Racist language or comments directed at you14%
The posting of intimate images of you online without your consent8%
Homophobic or transphobic language or comments direct at you7%
Other types of online abuse18%
Don't know2%
Prefer not to say2%
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This statistic presents the most common types of online abuse or harassment experienced by women worldwide. During the July 2017 survey period, 46 percent of survey respondents who have experienced online abuse stated that they had experienced sexist or misogynist comments directed towards them.
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