Why Is the Internet Such a Toxic Place for Women?

Glitch lady
Original Air Date: 
March 19, 2017
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Ask any woman who spends much time online and she’ll tell you – being a woman on the internet means coping with abuse and harassment.  In one study, nearly half of the women surveyed had been harassed online – and 76 percent of those under 30. As a society, why do we have to put up with this? And how do we fight back?

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