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Open Letter to Facebook- to take action on gender-based hate speech #FBRape #Vaw

May 21, 2013 An Open Letter to Facebook: We, the undersigned, are writing to demand swift, comprehensive and effective action addressing the representation of rape and domestic violence on Facebook. Specifically, we call on you, Facebook, to take three actions:… Continue Reading →

The Unsafety Net: How #SocialMedia Turned Against Women #Vaw

Under the banner of free speech, companies like Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube have been host to rape videos and revenge porn—which makes female users feel anything but free. CATHERINE BUNI AND SORAYA CHEMALYOCT 9 2014, 12:08 PM ET Illustrations by Jackie Lay… Continue Reading →

Violence against Women

Compiled by UN Women in 2011, presents data available for 86 countries on the prevalence of physical and sexual violence against women, forced sexual initiation and abuse during pregnancy, mainly drawn from leading international surveys, including: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Reproductive… Continue Reading →

Social Media Campaign Finally Forces Facebook to be Less Pro-Rape #Vaw #Womenrights

It took some convincing, but they did it. A feud which started on Facebook ended with the early-morning slaying of a young Tennessee couple, found shot in the head with their sobbing baby still clutched in her dead mother’s arms,… Continue Reading →

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