Twitter Partners With Women's Group to Fight Online Harassment


Twitter Partners With Women's Group to Fight Online Harassment

Twitter has teamed up with a leading women’s advocacy group to battle sexual harassment on the social network.

Women, Action, and the Media (WAM!), a “people-powered independent nonprofit dedicated to building a robust, effective, inclusive movement for gender justice in media”, says that online harassment of women is now occurring on an “unprecedented” scale. Indeed, a recent Pew Research study found that a quarter of young women online have been sexually harassed online and 26 percent have experienced stalking.

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