After a hilarious Facebook thread called #SextInTheTimeOfNDA critiquing the anti-people govt policies, Dyuti received rape threats and abuse.
500 Indian women were surveyed for surveyed for a research report on cyber violence against women in India by Japleen Pasricha.
A step by step guide on how to report cyber crimes in India to the law enforcement agencies as well as to the social media platforms.
On the 17th of December 2018, Tumblr’s community guidelines were altered and it was stated that they wish to “change their relationship” with adult content posted on the website.
I am a Queer Sikh Trans man born in America, and I do not know the number of people like me in this world.
Online dating thus, is fraught with the same misogyny that is present in other facets of 'real life'. In fact, the anonymity that the internet provides allows sexism to flower even more freely, as the rules of human decency and communication are allowed to wither by the sterile light of a phone screen. The apps themselves offer some level of protection, in terms of features that allow one to 'report abuse' or 'block' abusive profiles. However, they cannot control the communication that occurs between two people, or the spillover to Facebook where harassment can continue.
Women are at the forefront of digital rights and security and are not just using digital security, but also creating feminist digital security guides. Below, I curate some of them.
Online harassment against women has become as common as street harassment in the offline world.
After eight months of research on what to insert into my vagina, ten years of actually having periods, and twenty one years of having a uterus it was stupid of me to actually believe I would know as much as men.
Based on our research report, we are running a campaign against online abuse and harassment that women face, especially on social media websites. Our campaign #DigitalHifazat campaigns for a secure and safe internet for all.