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Women & ICTs: from Women Trolling to Empowering Technologies

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This is an introductory section on ICTs and women' safety. Highlighting security concerns, and empowering dimensions of ICTs, it deals with the both ambivalent and key role that ICTs can play in Violence Against Women (VAW).

Issue womenrights digital. The Digital Landscape: New space for women? {1} The Digital Safety Gap and the Online Harassment of Women  Warning for potentially triggering language.

The Digital Safety Gap and the Online Harassment of Women 

Men Who Hate Women was the original language name of The Girl with The Dragon Tattoo. When the book was to be published in English the name was changed. Which is why I have a "Dumb Cunt" folder on my computer. It's jarring to see it there next to "Kids Stuff" and "Work Docs. " But, this is where I file away copies of misogynistic messages and threats that I get via email, Facebook, Twitter and comments. People who send these emails, comments, posts and tweets, mostly men but sometimes women, are misogynists and they want women to stop talking and do as they are told, as in "Die, bitch. " The intent is to silence women online. The first time I received an online threat it was in response to an article in which I suggested the benefits of allowing boys to cross-gender empathize the way girls do.

Public space has traditionally been an entirely male sphere. The comments on this video had to be shut down. Women are not going backwards. Changing the way you see ICT. Mettre fin à la violence : les droits des femmes et la sécurité en ligne. Les participants consigneront les cas de violence sur cette plateforme de cartographieDepuis 2005 APC œuvre pour le renforcement des capacités des militants et organisations pour les droits des femmes en termes d’utilisation des nouvelles technologies pour mettre fin à la violence envers les femmes et répondre à l’augmentation du taux de violence à l’égard des femmes liée aux technologies.

Mettre fin à la violence : les droits des femmes et la sécurité en ligne

Le plus souvent, il s’agit d’intimidation ou de harcèlement en ligne, de surveillance, d’utilisation et manipulation non autorisée d’informations personnelles, notamment des photos et des vidéos. Aujourd’hui, la prévention de la violence à l’égard des femmes (VEF) liée aux technologies est un élément important pour mettre fin à ce type de violence et elle joue un rôle important dans la création d’un environnement sain et sûr pour les femmes et les filles de tous âges et de tous milieux. Comment allons-nous procéder ? 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Quels sont les pays impliqués ?

Mexico analytical report VAW and IT. How Some Men Harass Women Online and What Other Men Can Do to Stop It. (Trigger warning: for abusive, woman-hating language and threats of violence) When I write about feminism and men’s violence against women, I often receive supportive comments.

This article illustrates an attempt at giving guidelines and tips for men ally. – camillelavoipierre

While some of the praise is earned, much of it gives me a lot of credit for doing very little.

How Some Men Harass Women Online and What Other Men Can Do to Stop It

When women write about those same topics, it’s a different story. We men threaten women bloggers and writers with rape and murder. We call women “man-haters,” verbally abuse them, hack into their email accounts and stalk them. Racists harass people online; so do homophobes. “The sad part is that it works,” says feminist blogger Soraya Chemaly. “The death threat was pretty scary,” says HollaBack!

Jennifer Pozner agrees. Chemaly adds, “The point of the harassment, like harassment on the street, is to make the public sphere seem dangerous and to portray women as provoking a violent response through their actions.” Pozner agrees. When men are harassed online, it’s often because they are speaking out against rape culture. 1. Global Women's Leadership Initiative - Research. Can Technology Stop Gender Based Violence? Pooja Chandrashekar's Ignite talk: "Showing Girls How to Break the Tech Gender Stereotypes"

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