Young People’s Experiences of Online Sexual Harassment


This report presents findings from quantitative and qualitative research conducted with young people aged 13 to 17 in Denmark, Hungary and the UK designed to provide a unique insight into their experiences of online sexual harassment.

This report details the context of sexual harassment online, young people’s experiences of online sexual harassment, and preventing & responding to online sexual harassment.


This report should be required reading for all teachers and school leaders, so they can educate themselves on online sexual harassment. It is important to know what young people are facing online so teachers can be in a good position to help tackle online sexual harassment.

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Some of the topics discussed in the linked resources are challenging, and potentially upsetting. If you are a young person experiencing mental health difficulties or other issues highlighted by the resources, please seek the support of a trusted adult. If you need immediate help, please visit this page for information on what to do.