Feminism in India hosted a workshop for college students on online harassment against for the #SafetySummit organised by She The People.
Take Back the Tech!, an international campaign to reclaim technology to prevent violence against women is now 10!
Why do we need Feminist Principles to run the Internet when women and queer individuals already have the freedom to access the internet ‘just like men’, you are just as safe or vulnerable”
Until we support each other to reclaim online space and together demand for reforms in the legislations as well as ‘community guidelines’ on various platforms, we cannot be equal on the Internet, and we NEED to be equal online.
Freedom of speech as a fundamental right on paper is still largely a privilege in practice. A privilege limited to few and far between.
FII launched a series of 4 videos where women spoke out about their experiences of the internet for its campaign on online safety – #DigitalHifazat.
Here is what NOT to say to women who report online violence. We need to start taking online violence seriously, and retire victim-blaming forever.
After a hilarious Facebook thread called #SextInTheTimeOfNDA critiquing the anti-people govt policies, Dyuti received rape threats and abuse.
The internet has allowed me access to spaces that have helped me navigate my gender transition easily, as opposed to pre-internet days.
Online harassment against women has become as common as street harassment in the offline world.