Two-thirds of formal complaints to internet watchdog come from women. And high-profile women say the abuse they receive on social media is taking its toll, Isaac Davison reports.

Green MP Golriz Ghahraman says female staff who monitor her emails and social media have been moved into different roles because online sexist abuse has become so relentless and toxic.

Ghahraman, the party's human rights and justice spokeswoman, said social media attacks on women and migrants in New Zealand had worsened since the Christchurch mosque shootings in March. Racism and misogyny often came hand-in-hand, she said, and had been amplified by the