World Wide Web Foundation’s 2014–15 Web Index shows that most of the countries fail to protect the women by law. According to the web index,
- 84% of the countries do not have effective laws and privacy of the online communications
- 74% of the countries are not doing enough to stop online violence against women
- 26% of young women aged 18-24 have been stalked online, and 25% were the target of online sexual harassment
- 6 million instances of the word “slut” or “whore” in English on Twitter over a six-week period in early 2014;
For more information please check the http://thewebindex.org/.
References : http://thewebindex.org/