Safety Online

How To Browse The Internet Safely

How To Browse The Internet Safely

The internet has provided women the opportunity and space to have their say, react and voice opinions on patriarchy, opinions, and many other topics that they have never been able to speak out about before. Sadly, women can also experience online harassment, threats, racist and/or gender slandering which leaves them feeling violated and not able …

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Keeping your smartphone safe in 2020

Keeping Your Smartphone Safe In 2020

As much as the new advancements of technology seem to better our lives daily, they can also put our personal lives in danger. Intimate relationships have fallen victim to some of these advancements. Gender-based violence has escalated to new forms which include access to private information, control and monitoring of one’s online activities and as …

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Online Stalkers | 2019 #16DaysOfActivism

Advocacy group Working to Halt Online Abuse (WHO@) publishes comprehensive statistics on cyberstalking and online harassment. According to this information, victims of online stalking are spread evenly across all age groups, although over the past decade the number of males being stalked online has almost doubled. An estimated 1 in 12 women in the US has experienced …

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Instagram Safety | 2019 #16DaysOfActivism

We want Instagram to continue to be an authentic and safe place for inspiration and expression. Help us foster this community. Post only your own photos and videos and always follow the law. Respect everyone on Instagram, don’t spam people or post nudity – Instagram This post has been curated from information on the Instagram …

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Facebook Safety | 2019 #16DaysOfActivism

The intention of Facebook is for people to share their experiences, connect with friends and family and build communities. It is also a space for the more than two billion users to freely express themselves, and to feel empowered to communicate without being a target for abuse. Unfortunately, there are people who abuse this “privilege” …

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Twitter Safety | 2019 #16DaysOfActivism

“We’re dedicated to making Twitter a safe place for free expression” – Twitter This post has been curated from information on the Twitter Safety Centre. Free expression is a human right. Everyone has a voice and the right to use it. On Twitter, you should feel safe expressing your unique point of view with every …

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Revenge Porn | 2019 #16DaysOfActivism

What exactly is revenge porn? For those unfamiliar with the term, it refers to persons who maliciously share naked, nude or sexually explicit photos of someone else without their permission. It can be distributed via social media, text messages, emails or even uploaded onto pornographic websites. The intention is usually to humiliate someone, or gain …

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