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Documenting experiences of sexism,harassment and assault to show how bad the problem is &create solidarity. We may add tweets with our @ or # in to the project.
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Soraya Chemaly 20h
Congrats LB! Author and founder of launches YA debut, 🔥🔥🔥 today, 19th Feb. Set in the past, it sheds light on what girls today are experiencing (e.g. see below). If you’re in London, at Charing Cross Road tonight:
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EverydaySexism 23h
"my bf preaused me for hours to send him pictures of me naked. Now he threarens to send them out if i dont send hin more really nasty pics. The stuff i have to do is unbelievable. im 14." New study reveals massive pressure faced by teenage girls
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EverydaySexism Feb 18
Toys Are More Divided by Gender Now Than They Were 50 Years Ago
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Kim Louise Feb 17
Walking home this morning some man shouted at me something about pussy and "I'd fuck your mum". Why yes, I have just finished my shift at the homeless shelter. And unless you're my dad, or maybe 1980s Phil Collins, my mum won't fuck you.
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Janet Feb 17
Hhmmmm ... Really? How about, “Great British sound editor recognised for after 25 years’ hard work”? .
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Foyles Bookshop Feb 16
Feminist activist, author and founder of Laura Bates sits down with author and journalist Anna James () at the launch of her YA debut 🔥🔥🔥 Tuesday 19th February, Charing Cross Road:
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The Bookseller Feb 15
. publishes Laura Bates' first YA novel next week. She talks to us about writing it here:
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♬ Ellie ♬ Feb 13
What the fuck is 'girl centered design'??
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Karuna Nundy Feb 13
Call me by my (last) name. In everyday sexism, men seek to patronise women adversaries by calling them by their first names, in India, without even the polite - ji. Here's a related study. Cc
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EverydaySexism Feb 13
Thanks all for such a useful chat and so many great ideas & techniques!
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EverydaySexism Feb 13
Q5: And of course check out the new toolkit designed to support anyone who wants to help tackle online abuse but doesn't know where to start!
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EverydaySexism Feb 13
Q5: Adopt same tactics we'd like to see in cases of offline harassment: step in, speak up, support victims, report. Ignoring abuse breeds normalisation & impunity. Those with more protection can support others & share platforms because:
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Glitch Feb 13
Q5: We can all help end OGBV. For our final Q what actions and practices can we as individuals can adopt to end OGBV
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Rabia Mehmood - رابعہ Feb 13
In OGBV is used to attack women who are also political dissidents. Eg WHRDs actively criticizing policies of military establishment, speaking up against & extrajudicial executions are targeted viciously online.
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Zainab Feb 13
One key thing that governments can do, is ensure law enforcement are trained (and have funding) to deal with cases of Online Gender Based Violence (OGBV) effectively. There should be consensus across police forces in dealing with the crime.
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Gender & Policy Insights Feb 13
Q4: A few things: 1. produce legislation on forms of which are still not regulated;2. training to better prepare law enforcement and legal personnel on OGBV;3. invest in education, incorporate concerns and prevention into education policies.
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Nighat Dad Feb 13
While mentioned hostile online environment for women politicians, I would like to share the recent study we conducted during our General elections on the same topic
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Glitch Feb 13
Q4: Governments also have a responsibility to protect women's rights & that includes online spaces. what can Governments do to prevent & end OGBV?
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Azmina Feb 13
Q3. Companies need to enforce their own community standards & be more transparent about how they interpret their rules, train moderators, ensure consistency when applying the rules. Also let users track their reports of abuse and the company's response!
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