A new digital platform designed to address online harassment, bullying and blackmail in Jordan has received more than 1,405 messages since its deployment in August, data collected by the platform developers has shown.

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Young people in Jordan face overlapping social barriers that negatively impact their ability to obtain sufficient protection when occupying online spaces.

Local communities in East Amman and North Jordan launched a series of activities over April that are designed to raise awareness around how to stay safe online.

Research based insights into can be done to prevent and respond to online blackmail, harassment and abuse in Jordan.