Despite the anonymity that social media provides, girls and young women do know something about their harassers.
The petition have received nearly 70,000 sign ups in a week as internet users demanded an environment where abusive trolling, rape threats, vulgar memes are no longer tolerated.
54 cybercrime complaints were received online in April in comparison to 37 complaints received online and by post -- in March, and 21 complaints in February.
JNU student leader Shehla Rashid said she has often faced abuse on social media platforms like Facebook which amounts to violation of democratic rights, online or offline.
"Star Wars: The Last Jedi" star Kelly Marie Tran has deleted all of her Instagram posts after reportedly being subjected to online abuse by the hardcore franchise fans.