When women complain about harassment on Facebook, they are routinely told to simply block the perpetrators or disable their own accounts.
An unhappy, but repeated outcome of such abuse on Twitter is to force women (and others experiencing this harassment) offline.
By now, it has almost become a matter of great ennui to discuss the ways in which technology, irrespective of its supposed benefits, is unleashing its evils on us. And yet, many these ‘evils’ largely remain out of popular discussions even till today. One of them is, online sexual harassment, popularly called ‘Revenge Porn.’
The latest in the slew of bans by the Modi government is India's porn ban – a hotly contested topic among feminist circles.
Speaking on the porn ban in India, the Telecom & IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said,"Although porn is legal in other countries, it needs...
The recent quake that hit the world was how Tim Hunt described himself as a “chauvinist pig” in Seoul while arguing in favour of single-sex laboratories.
Tim Hunt insisted on creating ‘single sex’ labs (read: gender segregated), so as to prevent any distraction to the men.
While the SC has scraped off Sec 66A of the IT Act, one is still skeptical if it will make much of a difference to feminists or women in general on internet.
The aim of the feminist principles of the internet is to bridge the gap between feminist movements and internet rights movements and look at intersections.