online gender based violence

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Digital Waves of Hate: The Struggle Continues for Pakistan’s Transgender Community

Posted Fri 27 Jan 2023 - 07:41 | 417 views

The transgender community in Pakistan has constantly been subjected to persecution and violence hindering their participation in 'normal' life. This violence has increasingly been mirrored into digital world leading to plethora of hashtag campaigns initiated to damage the struggles of the community.

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#OurVoicesAtIGF: OVOF Partners Meet at the Internet Governance Forum 2022

Posted Thu 17 Nov 2022 - 12:34 | 560 views
The partners of Our Voices, Our Futures (OVOF) meet at the 17th Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Ethiopia on November 28 through December 2, 2022, to amplify the voices of structurally marginalised folks in six countries from Asia and Africa.

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Navigating Identities: Experiencing Online Violence As A Shia Woman in Pakistan

Posted Sat 29 Oct 2022 - 17:35 | 1,041 views

Shia Muslims are constantly at risk of being targeted with violence on and offline for their religious belief. And with online gender-based violence routinely a problem, when Shia women and queer folks go online, they find themselves at risk of being targeted with abuse from multiple fronts as their two identities combine.

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Feminist Internet Research Network: Meta-research project report

Posted Thu 13 Oct 2022 - 11:38 | 456 views
The Feminist Internet Research Network (FIRN) and the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) Women’s Rights Programme’s knowledge building strategic team conducted a meta-research project that focused on the methodological processes and ethical practices of the eight research projects implemented as part of the FIRN project. Meta-research is the study of research, including its methods...
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The Case of Selective Morality, Sexist Laws and Online Censorship in Pakistan

Posted Tue 19 Jul 2022 - 08:53 | 2,471 views

Internet censorship in the name of morality in Pakistan is rampant, and the trend continues to grow as new laws and regulations are introduced. But just a cursory look at this trend reveals that the censorship is not just vague, but also sexist, targeting women's expression and experiences online.