Online Abuse

58 per cent young women face online harassment, abuse: Report

Despite the anonymity that social media provides, girls and young women do know something about their harassers.

published on : 6th October 2020

IndiaAgainstAbuse: Rights groups demand safe space for women in public forums, social media

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.

published on : 27th July 2020

'Significant' increase in cybercrime against women during lockdown: Experts

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.

published on : 1st May 2020

People facing online abuse must come out in streets and protest: Activists

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.

published on : 29th August 2018

Kelly Marie Tran wipes out Instagram due to online abuse 

"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.

published on : 6th June 2018