Gender-based online abuse surged during the pandemic. Laws haven’t kept up, activists say. – The Washington Post

But Lucina Di Meco, a co-founder of #ShePersisted Global, a international feminist initiative to stop gendered disinformation and attacks against women in politics, said that these claims ignore how social media algorithms and existing content laws leave women and girls at a disproportionate risk for abuse — and, studies show, that may turn to self-censorship as a result to avoid it.