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Surveillance Begins at Home

Surveillance Begins at Home | Online Misogyny | Scoop.it
As women’s shelters across the country have learned, privacy tools are not just for journalists, whistleblowers, spies, and criminals. About 12 million people are victims of intimate partner violence each year.
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‘Punch a TERF’ Rhetoric Encourages Violence Against Women

‘Punch a TERF’ Rhetoric Encourages Violence Against Women | Online Misogyny | Scoop.it
A brief foreword. This is the sixth of my essays on sex, gender, and sexuality. (Parts 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 available here.) I suspect it’s also the least polished, as I was shaken by the assault of Maria MacLachlan and wrote this to work through my thoughts, but it was written from a…
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The Online Abuse Of Diane Abbott Is A Damning Indictment Of Racism And Sexism In Our Democracy

The Online Abuse Of Diane Abbott Is A Damning Indictment Of Racism And Sexism In Our Democracy | Online Misogyny | Scoop.it
Amnesty International's report into Twitter abuse directed at 177 female MPs from January to June this year makes for disturbing reading. Diane Abbot
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Unsocial Media: Tracking Twitter Abuse against Women MPs

Unsocial Media: Tracking Twitter Abuse against Women MPs | Online Misogyny | Scoop.it
“I’ve had death threats, I’ve had people tweeting that I should be hung if ‘they could find a tree big enough to take the fat bitch’s weight’… I’ve had rape threats…and n*gger, over and over and over…
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How technology plays a major role in modern-day abuse and stalking

How technology plays a major role in modern-day abuse and stalking | Online Misogyny | Scoop.it
Nicole couldn’t figure out how her ex-boyfriend kept tracking her and following her. Even though she had left the abusive relationship wit
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Twitter is ‘failing women’ experiencing online threats and harassment

Twitter is ‘failing women’ experiencing online threats and harassment | Online Misogyny | Scoop.it
22 AUGUST 2017: Our research with Reclaim the Internet shows Twitter is doing too little, too slowly to combat online threats, racist and misogynistic abuse.
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Online Abuse 101 - Women’s Media Center

Online Abuse 101 - Women’s Media Center | Online Misogyny | Scoop.it
Our Online Abuse Wheel summarizes the tactics, legal issues, and impacts of online abuse.
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Giving names to online harassment - BBC News

Giving names to online harassment - BBC News | Online Misogyny | Scoop.it
A new online resource has been published by the Women's Media Center (WNC) to help people identify the different forms of online abuse against women. Will it make a difference?
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Women say they quit Google because of racial discrimination: 'I was invisible'

Women say they quit Google because of racial discrimination: 'I was invisible' | Online Misogyny | Scoop.it
As Google reels from the fallout over a controversial diversity memo, multiple women say they faced regular discrimination and ultimately left
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I Didn’t Complain to HR – Donna Harris – Medium

I Didn’t Complain to HR – Donna Harris – Medium | Online Misogyny | Scoop.it
In the aftermath of “the Google memo” I had to read Eric Weinstein’s tweet multiple times to be sure I’d read it correctly…. Like Eric, I too am a venture capitalist and a techie. Long ago, I started…
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Gina Miller afraid to leave her home after threats of acid attacks

Gina Miller afraid to leave her home after threats of acid attacks | Online Misogyny | Scoop.it
Brexit legal challenger fears she may have to leave the UK if anxiety over her family’s security becomes too much to bear
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Let’s treat online abuse as a public health hazard | Sonia Sodha

Let’s treat online abuse as a public health hazard | Sonia Sodha | Online Misogyny | Scoop.it
Social media bullying is getting the parliamentary attention it deserves – but politicians must focus on what’s going on behind this toxic behaviour
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Taking 'Up-Skirt' Photos Without Consent Isn't A Sexual Offence, But It Should Be

Taking 'Up-Skirt' Photos Without Consent Isn't A Sexual Offence, But It Should Be | Online Misogyny | Scoop.it
A friend of mine, 25-year old Gina Martin, was enjoying British Summer Time festival in Hyde Park, London, when she caught a guy standing nearby lookin
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Stalking and harassment crimes routinely badly handled, UK report says

Stalking and harassment crimes routinely badly handled, UK report says | Online Misogyny | Scoop.it
Report by joint inspectorate team finds victims’ complaints often not investigated or dismissed as not serious by police
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"When is punching women ok? When she won't do what you want" (with images, tweets) · sueveneer

A selection of tweets collected by @daemonologies to illustrate how the slur 'TERF' is used to dehumanise gender critical women and make us acceptable targets for violence
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The Truth About Cyber Harassment And Digital Rights For Women

The Truth About Cyber Harassment And Digital Rights For Women | Online Misogyny | Scoop.it
Nighat Dad gave a powerful talk at TEDGlobal this year in Tanzania about cyber harassment and women's rights. As a Pakistani lawyer an
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Labour MP reveals she’s had 600 rape and death threats in a day

Labour MP reveals she’s had 600 rape and death threats in a day | Online Misogyny | Scoop.it
A Labour MP has called for increased support and training for women in public life after revealing she received 600 rape threats in a single day last year. Speaking to The Independent, Jess Phillips, MP for Birmingham Yardley since 2015, said there was nothing in common with those threatening her ”other than them being men”.
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The line between hate and debate online is difficult to draw

The line between hate and debate online is difficult to draw | Online Misogyny | Scoop.it
Many businesses employ content moderators but it is hard to keep discussions constructive
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I Am A Science Lady's curator insight, January 10, 4:13 PM
In most cases it's obvious where the line should be drawn, but usually the most interesting topics make it more difficult to discern.
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Twitter failing to act on graphic images and abusive messages, says MP

Twitter failing to act on graphic images and abusive messages, says MP | Online Misogyny | Scoop.it
Yvette Cooper and Fawcett Society boss Sam Smethers write to firm for explanation of methodology and timescales for removing online abuse
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Online hate is real-world hate. It’s about time there were consequences | Suzanne Moore

Online hate is real-world hate. It’s about time there were consequences | Suzanne Moore | Online Misogyny | Scoop.it
A laissez-faire attitude to online aggression has encouraged abuse without penalty, writes the Guardian columnist Suzanne Moore
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Google's Anti-Bullying AI Mistakes Civility for Decency

Google's Anti-Bullying AI Mistakes Civility for Decency | Online Misogyny | Scoop.it
The culture of online civility is harming us all.
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'Upskirting': It happened to me - BBC News

'Upskirting': It happened to me - BBC News | Online Misogyny | Scoop.it
After Gina Martin took a stand against 'upskirting', we asked if readers had ever experienced it. They had.
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Half of UK girls are bullied on social media, says survey

Half of UK girls are bullied on social media, says survey | Online Misogyny | Scoop.it
Charity says girls face specific types of abuse and calls for more to be done to tackle sexism in online world
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Mary Beard abused on Twitter over Roman Britain's ethnic diversity

Mary Beard abused on Twitter over Roman Britain's ethnic diversity | Online Misogyny | Scoop.it
Classicist says her assertion that there was at least some diversity under Roman rule led to ‘torrent of aggressive insults’
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Roman Britain in Black and White – TheTLS

Roman Britain in Black and White – TheTLS | Online Misogyny | Scoop.it
I have been in something of a Twitter storm over the past few days, all because of an argument about the ethnic diversity of Roman Britain (sounds harmless enough you think, well… just see). I have decided by the way not to include Twitter screen shots, on the grounds that that might incite more of …
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Why it’s time to rename and reclaim ‘revenge porn’ - Legal Cheek

Why it’s time to rename and reclaim ‘revenge porn’ - Legal Cheek | Online Misogyny | Scoop.it
We speak to the lawyers behind the third-wave feminist movement
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