The Macquarie dictionary (Sixth Edition 2013) defines misogyny as:

noun 1.  hatred of women.

  1. entrenched prejudice against women.

OHPI stands against misogynistic speech made online particularly on social media. In particular, we campaign against rape jokes, threats and intimidation, slut-shaming, cyber-mobbing a woman to push her out of the discussion, and revenge porn.

With your support we can undertake major new work that will be a game changer in tackling online misogyny.

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May 2020 – Campaign to Stop Online Misogyny

Our May 2020 Campaign was a month long campaign that aimed to increase the focus on stopping Online Misogyny.


Below is a list of our publications documenting, reporting and highlighting instances of online misogynist speech.


January 17, 2020: Andre Oboler, Mark Civitella, Nasya Bahfen, “Submission on Anti-Vilification Protections”


May 1, 2023: Banning Nazi Symbols in Australia

September 1, 2020: Trolling: the Modern-Day Coliseum

August 25, 2020: Books That Inspire Us to Stand Up Against Online Misogyny

August 19, 2020: Political Trolling and Suicide Incitement on Twitter

August 2, 2020: Unmasking Serious Trolling on Twitter

May 31, 2020:  Youtube Misogyny

May 28, 2020: Treading Water in an Ocean of Hate

May 22, 2020: Misogyny Manifestation Across All Social Media Platforms

May 17, 2020: Alarming Misogyny on Twitter

May 14, 2020: Misogynistic Publications on Instagram – Enough is Enough

May 13, 2020: Right Winged or Racist?  What Do You Think?

April 15, 2020: Coronavirus and the Trolls

January 18, 2020: Instagram needs help

October 9, 2016: Misogyny and Politics

June 1, 2016: Trolling the AFL with racism and misogyny

April 17, 2016:  Revenge Pornography Study

January 21, 2016: Revenge Porn: What the law must do?

January 10, 2016: Report Misogyny & Abuse on Twitter

January 5, 2016: WIN: misogynistic bullying account terminated

January 3, 2016: Social Media Violence Against Women: Carla’s tale of a misogynistic bully

January 10, 2016: Report Misogyny & Abuse on Twitter

Nov 24, 2015: Crossing the line on political speech

October 21, 2015: Some UPF supporters engage in extreme misogyny

August 31, 2015: Report YouTube video promoting violence against women 

August 3, 2015:  External resources on Online Misogyny

June 21, 2015: Promoting Dylann Roof’s Extremism on Facebook

June 20, 2015: Facebook Fails to Protect Free Speech Against Hate

June 5, 2015: Restore Australia’s cyberbullying of Mariam Veiszadeh

June 5, 2015: Online Rants and Free Speech

June 5, 2015: Report “Rape Joke” Facebook group

May 8, 2015: Steps taken by Twitter to combat abuse

March 8, 2015: An experience of online violence against women (Australian feminist campaigner Caitlin Roper shares her experience of online misogyny)


September 29, 2013: Misogyny – Hate Against Women


February 29, 2020: ‘Why is Instagram still hosting ‘Black Lives Don’t Matter’ accounts?’, The Daily Dot

November 24, 2015: Crossing the line on political speech

September 18, 2015: OHPI in the Jewish Taskforce Newsletter

March 24, 2015: Success! OHPI gets hate removed

March 7, 2015: Australian feminist shares her experience of online misogyny (press release)

December 15, 2014: New tool in fighting online hate (Australian Jewish News)

December 11, 2014: OHPI: Tracking down the data to combat online hate (The Big Smoke)

December 10, 2014: Hitting Back Against Hate (MX)

December 9, 2014: Fight Against Hate Launched (OHPI Press Release)

Council Bulletin (National Council of Jewish Women of Australia Ltd.) Misogyny and the Internet