Types of Violence - - European Union

Combating Sexist Hate Speech (2016)

20.01.2017 / Created by (EMWF)

Sexist hate speech is a form of violence against women and girls that perpetuates and exacerbates gender inequality. Both knowledge and policy action at all levels need to be developed to combat sexist hate speech. This document takes a close look at the forms and causes of sexist hate speech, on its targets, as well as its impact on girls and women and freedom of speech. It offers indicators and actions to get rid of it and provides the Council of Europe’s standards on this topic.


  • Type of publication : Study / Report
  • Author : Council of Europe
  • Publishing house : Council of Europe
  • Number of pages : 8
  • Language : French and English


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