One in 10 female gamers left feeling suicidal after shocking abuse online

Millions of female Brits suffer shocking abuse and harassment when they play online, with one in 10 left feeling suicidal, a new report has revealed. The study showed that half of female British gamers (49%) have experienced harassment or abuse while playing online, with this figure rising to a staggering 75% among women aged 18-24. While trying to play their favourite games online in peace, over half (52%) of females admit that they feel worried about playing because of the impact on their mental health. The survey of 4,000 gamers, commissioned by Sky Broadband, revealed that over a third (35%) of females said they have received violent messages, with 80% stating they're often sexual.