1 week 7 in 10 girls in PH experience online harassment – study Inquirer
MANILA, Philippines --- Sixty-eight percent or nearly 7 in 10 girls and young women in the country have experienced online harassment, particularly on social media, according to a study by independent development and humanitarian organization Plan International. Most of the girls said the harassment happens "frequently" (50 percent) or "very frequently" (33 percent). Eight out of 10 of Filipinos surveyed said they or other girls they know had received threats of sexual violence on social media. What made it worse was that the majority of the harassment at 67 percent were done by people they know. In addition, girls and ... more