Misogyny is an unsurprising thing in real life. Due to the specific nature of digital platforms, such as the possibility of speaking anonymously, the possibility of negative speech is increasing. Harmful attitudes and beliefs are applied when people encounter females. Because people can hide on the internet, and it is easier to manipulate women online. Online misogyny can start in various ways, for example, treating women like objects, stereotyping women, harassment and so on. More serious actions could be Doxxing, Threatening or inciting rape and murder, etc.
The consequences of cyber misogyny can thus be very serious. For women, they may feel scared, nervous and anxious. There are symptoms of insomnia. Lower their self-esteem and confidence and have difficulty trusting others. Depression and even suicide. Under the male gaze, women can easily lose their autonomy and thus fall into self-doubt
The platform can provide a more efficient solution to conflicts once they have occurred. The government could pass a bill with more comprehensive guarantees. Encouragement and positive guidance for victims are also essential.
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