Women's rights can be realized more
effectively in cyberspace, from accessing information to
freely and anonymously expressing themselves.
However, cybercrime is a global phenomenon, and
women are particularly vulnerable to this new type of
crime. The vulnerability and safety of women are two of
the most important concerns of any criminal or penal
law, but women are still defenseless in cyberspace.
Cyber-Crime against women is at an all-time high, and it
may pose a serious threat to a person's overall security.
The World Wide Web enables users to share
information in the form of text, images, videos, and
sounds. The widespread distribution of such content is
especially harmful to women. There have been numerous
reports in recent years of women receiving unsolicited
emails containing obscene and obnoxious language.
Women have been severely victimized in cyberspace, and
cybercrime against women is on the rise. Some
perpetrators attempt to defame women by sending
obscene emails, stalking women through chat rooms,
websites, and other means, creating pornographic videos
in which women are depicted in compromising positions,
often without their consent, spoofing emails, morphing
images for pornographic content, and so on. Sex
offenders look for their victims on social networking
sites as well as job or marriage websites, where people
post their personal information for better prospects.
Women have become more vulnerable to cybercrime as
a result of the disclosure of personal information. It is
clear that female victimization leads to cybercrime and