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new DelhiOne hour agoAuthor: Aditya Singh

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  • 47% women are getting threatened with sexual violence on the internet, 23% girls are harassed by their college and office people
  • Block objectionable people, complain against the more annoying ones on National Cybercrime Reporting Portal

Cybercrime is increasing in the world. All the reports of online fraud and blackmailing are exposed everyday. In May this year, a photo of a girl from Gurugram was shared on Instagram and it was said that she was gang-raped. The girl committed suicide by jumping from the 11th floor when the post went viral.

Today, on October 11, the world is celebrating International Girl Child Day (International Day of Girl Child). But according to a recent global survey, 58% of girls in 22 countries of the world are facing harassment and abuse online.

According to cyber security expert Lalit Mishra, online harassment can be avoided through the privacy setting of social media. Mishra says that whatever social media we are using, we should keep updated with its settings. We can select message and commenter through settings.

According to Lalit Mishra, keep yourself updated with the privacy and security settings of all social media and email platforms you use. It can be set on all social media platforms, who can see your messages or who can send messages to you. Options have been given to approve the incoming message on all social media platforms, do not approve the wrong user’s message.

How can online harassment be avoided?

  • One problem is with YouTube, in which pornographic videos can be uploaded citing videos of educational subjects. To prevent this, YouTube should resort to AI (Artificial Intelligence) technology. The AI ​​can recognize and read the written language.

Where to complain about online harassment?

  • Mishra says that offenses can be registered against the offenders under sections 67A and 67B of the IT Act. Both restraint and caution must be introduced to avoid trolling.
  • Despite this, if you are being abused and blackmailed or threatened then you can file a complaint on the National Cybercrime Reporting Portal. It is a portal of the Government of India designed to control such crimes.

Take note of 5 things to avoid online stress

  1. Ignore those using offensive language.
  2. Do not react immediately to any comment.
  3. Block and report people who are constantly harassing you.
  4. Complain against the accounting account, such accounts may be suspended.
  5. Check the privacy settings of your social media.

Women are being threatened with sexual violence

  • According to data from the State of the Vuld Girls Report Survey, 58% of girls from 22 countries, including India, Brazil, Spain, Australia, Japan, Thailand and the US, reported that they were on social media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, WhatsApp and TickTalk) Encounters abusive behavior and abusive language.
  • According to the report, 47% are women who are being threatened with physical and sexual violence. 59% are women who are facing abusive and abusive language. Women in the LGBT community say that they are facing harassment on social media due to their identity.

Women are more worried than strangers

  • The survey found that there are fewer and strangers who know the harasser. 11% of the girls are being harassed online by their present and X partners. They are being coerced, abused and threatened for not believing things.
  • 21% of girls are facing harassment from their friends. 23% of girls are being harassed online by their college and office people. 36% of the harassers are unknown.

Tension in women increasing due to online harassment

The survey found that overall 32% of women are being harassed with fake ID. Due to which 42% women are facing stress. This is the reason that on an average 1 out of every 5 girls in these 22 countries has distanced themselves from social media. Not only this, 1 out of every 10 girls has reduced their views on social media.

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