Sexual harassment is everywhere. When quantifying the problem on a global level, minimal levels of reporting and data limit what experts can provide to help prove—and solve—the problem. Based on what is available, here's how the numbers look globally.
The European Parliament recently released a new resolution to target sexual harassment and abuse: "the EU strongly condemns all forms of sexual violence and physical or psychological harassment and deplores the fact that these acts are easily tolerated".
Statistics from the Italian interior ministry reveal that 149 women were murdered. This year’s commemoration coincides with the unprecedented mobilisation of millions behind movements like #MeToo in a global protest against sexual harassment and assault.