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Harassment: Internet

Women and Equalities written question – answered on 27th October 2016.

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Photo of Alex Chalk Alex Chalk Conservative, Cheltenham

To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, what steps the Government is taking to tackle the rise in online misogyny.

Photo of Caroline Dinenage Caroline Dinenage The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Education

Abusive or threatening behaviour – whoever the target - is totally unacceptable. As set out in the Violence Against Women and Girls prevention strategy, my department, with the Home Office, has established a cross-government working group to develop proactive responses to online misogyny. We have also provided new funding for the Revenge Porn Helpline.

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