This is the 29th internet ban in Kashmir since 2016. The internet is a threat to the State as it allows Kashmiris to expose its wall of lies.
Feminism in India wins the Social Media For Empowerment Award 2017 for our #DigitalHifazat campaign on online safety.
A comic aimed at people asking me to be 'responsible' about sending nude photographs. No, I will send irresponsible nudes. It is not a shame.
FII's campaign #DigitalHifazat on online violence against women in India was presented at various national and international conferences.
Female journalists make for particularly apt subjects for research on social and gendered surveillance given their unique and visible position in public discourse in both online and offline spaces.
A Delhi-based Youtube "prankster" who goes by the name of 'Crazy Sumit' decided to gain his moments of internet fame by filming a video featuring him running up to unsuspecting women on the street, kissing them, and running away. His plan worked, and the video did go viral on social media.
Recently, Dangal star Zaira Wasim came faced online violence for a picture of her and J&K CM Mufti being circulated on social media.
Women and marginalized communities should have a safer web and authorities must ensure better reporting mechanisms and speedy implementation.
FII was at Internet Governance Forum (IGF) 2016 in Guadlajara, Mexico and Founder Japleen Pasricha spoke at two different sessions presenting our research report on online violence against women in India.
Trolling in the name of freedom of speech!