Some fo the abuse domestic violence fighter and journalist Sherele Moody copped for  petitioning Facebook and the social media giant's founder Mark Zuckerberg to close offensive    page Blokes Advice.
Some fo the abuse domestic violence fighter and journalist Sherele Moody copped for petitioning Facebook and the social media giant's founder Mark Zuckerberg to close offensive page Blokes Advice.

Facebook shuts down ‘sexist’ Blokes Advice page

A FACEBOOK group that made headlines for posting sexist and violent material against women appears to have been shut down after a sustained campaign from activists.

Facebook initially refused to close the invite-only Blokes Advice group that had more than 200,000 members, only removing specific offensive posts.

Almost 15,000 people signed a petition to have the page deleted from the social media website.

The petition was set up by the co-ordinator of domestic violence awareness group The Red Heart Campaign, Sherele Moody.

"Really, all I want to do is share inspiring stories of domestic violence survival," Ms Moody said.

"Sadly, the men behind BA have set up a website but if we see evidence of this activity continuing we will pursue all legal avenues available," Ms Moody said.


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