Scotland’s female leaders tell Twitter: Clamp down on online abuse of women

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson and former Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale said on Wednesday they supported Amnesty International research which found that many women self-censor on Twitter because of fear of being targeted.

Sturgeon said she was worried about the impact on young women who might be attracted to leadership roles.

More information: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-twitter/scotlands-female-leaders-tell-twitter-clamp-down-on-online-abuse-of-women-idUSKBN1GX1UJ

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