The Impact of Online Abuse

Online abuse + Harassment is a Global Issue and has several negative consequences:

  1. on mental health + wellbeing
  2. on progress towards gender equality
  3. on democracy

An estimated 5.43 million young people in the UK have experienced cyberbullying, with 1.26 million subjected to extreme cyberbullying on a daily basis.- Annual Bullying Survey taken from over 2,000 British teens.

In Europe, 9 million girls have experienced some kind of cyber violence by the time they are 15 years old.

Globally, women are 27 times more likely to be harassed online.- European Women’s Lobby 2017