Technology-mediated violence against women is a new form of misogyny that women human rights defenders (WHRDs) face daily. It is, however, a well-known byproduct of patriarchal norms. Women only need to express themselves online to be subjected to gendered and sexualized attacks. This is amplified when women speak out about feminist issues, expose harassers, or challenge authority.

Fe-Male, in partnership with ICNL surveyed a number of women human rights defenders from the region to explore the importance of the Internet in their work and the extent to which it affects their activism and digital safety. 

Check out the results in the below report.

Year of Production: 2021

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