Meta should be a place where women feel safe. Our five-pillar approach works to keep abuse off our platforms.
The Facebook Community Standards and Instagram Community Guidelines clearly explain the content allowed on our platforms. These guidelines let users express themselves, while also promoting a welcoming and safe environment. Because our policies are global, we focus on three key principles: promoting safety, encouraging respectful behavior and acknowledging diversity.
Our features and tools allow you to protect yourself against unwanted content and contact. You can limit access to your Facebook profile or filter for potentially offensive direct messages on Instagram. You can always report violations directly to our teams.
We offer 24/7 access to resources designed with safety for women in mind. The Facebook Help Center provides step-by-step guides to protect yourself against threatening or unsafe content.
Our policies, tools and resources are built with guidance from the security experts, academics, NGOs, human rights activists and policymakers that serve on our Global Women’s Safety Expert Advisors group.
This is a shared community and your experience matters. We gather input from you to develop the policies, tools and resources that promote women's safety online.
In partnership with Meta’s Global Women’s Safety Expert Advisors, we have developed policies, resources and tools to protect women from online abuse and allow them to control their experience online.
Our commitment to women’s safety is longstanding. Over the years, we've sought the help of experts in the field to ensure our platforms are safe for women and have:
After working with over 400 women’s safety organizations and experts across the world, we established a specific group of advisors. These experts have contributed to furthering the safety of women both online and off and are distinguished in the field. The group partakes in our quarterly meetings dedicated to advancing the safety of women online.
Our current group of global advisors includes: