Since we live more and more of our lives online, cyberstalking, hate speech and blackmail have flourished. More women face these forms of violence than ever before, but they are also coming together to develop solutions for safer spaces.
Online hate speech against women is rampant, with women bloggers and journalists facing frequent attacks due to their gender and, often, their race/ethnicity. Likewise, blackmail continues to increase with a disregard for privacy and accessible platforms for sharing personal information without consent.
Because these three forms of violence are so widespread and policies and laws have yet to catch up with the reality of ICT and VAW, Take Back the Tech! has put together roadmaps that offer strategies and tools for safety and prevention.
To learn more about these types of violence, go to KNOW MORE and read about each issue, including real-life stories, infographics and related rights.