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GBV Online Campaigns | 2019 #16DaysOfActivism

Tips for building a successful digital advocacy campaign for gender-based violence. Introduction to Digital Advocacy WHAT – Digital advocacy is the use of digital technology to contact, inform, and mobilize a group of concerned people around an issue or cause. WHY – The purpose of digital advocacy is to create enthusiasm amongst your supporters to …

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GBV Advocacy Influencers | 2019 #16DaysOfActivism

Sonke Gender Justice: Sonke is a South African-based non-profit organisation working throughout Africa. They believe women and men, girls and boys can work together to resist patriarchy, advocate for gender justice and achieve gender transformation.  Website: https://genderjustice.org.za Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/SonkeGenderJusticeNGO SoulCity: Using a combination of media, social mobilisation and advocacy, Soul City aims to improve …

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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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Safety Apps | 2019 #16DaysOfActivism

The sad reality faced by many South Africa women is the fact that they do not feel safe, not only outside of their homes but also in the spaces where safety should not even be a question – women as well as children are often not safe in their own homes! As we continue to …

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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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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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Cyberbullying | 2019 #16DaysOfActivism

Cyberbullying on Social Media – what is it and how can you prevent it by Dove South Africa In today’s digital age, image plays a more prominent part in young people’s lives than in previous generations. In a world of selfies and social media, ever-present camera-phones and easy-to-use editing software, it’s hardly surprising that appearance …

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