This is a guest blog post authored by Nabamallika Dehingia.
The Internet is not an equal space. The past few years have seen a rise in concerns about the disproportionate levels of abuse experienced by women in social media platforms. From the United Nations to local non-profit organizations, entities across different geographies have actively acknowledged the pervasiveness of online gender-based violence. Yet, major gaps remain, in research as well as in implementation of interventions to minimize its prevalence. This article provides a broad summary of the current status of the discourse around online gender-based violence, with the aim of drawing attention to the severity of the issue.(more…)
*The application period for this opportunity is currently closed.
End Tech Abuse across Generations (eTAG) is looking for 4 dedicated young people, ages 13-24, to join our eTAG Youth Advisors Team! Help create educational resources for adults supporting youth who have experienced tech abuse. Click here to apply.