Misogynistic and sexist hate speech is rampant in Europe. It happens both in the street and through daily interactions, as well as online, via emails, websites and social media – the aim being to humiliate and objectify women, destroy their reputations and make them vulnerable, ashamed and fearful. It is frequently glorified and can be extreme, even sadistic.
And the problem is growing, alongside the increasing use and availability of the Internet and social platforms, which allow online attack...
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