violence against women

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The Internet as an Organizing Tool

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 3,277 views
The module explores the power of the Internet as an organizing tool to combat violence against women.

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The International Sex Trade and the Internet: Partners in Crime

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 3,311 views
The module explores the symbiotic relationship between the Internet and the international sex industry, the laws and regulations relating to it, and the ways how groups and communities have been using technology to combat trafficking and explore options for and objections to regulating the Web's content.

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Making Women's Place Explicit: Pornography, Violence, and the Internet

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 3,991 views
The module examines the creation, consumption, and content of Internet pornography in order to understand the Internet's role in the perpetuation of violence against women.

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Gender Harassment on the Internet

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 3,474 views
The paper examines the nature and types of gender harassment occurring on the net, and whether online gender harassment rises to the level of an actionable claim.

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Sample Policies

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:26 | 3,121 views
The page contains examples of policies that may be adopted by websites and website administrators. Samples range in level of restraint and severity.

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Cyberstalking Laws

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:26 | 3,632 views
The page consists of links to current and pending cyberstalking-related United States federal and state laws, as well as those states that do not have laws yet and related laws from other countries.

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Changing Practice: How Domestic Violence Advocates Use Internet and Wireless Communication Technologies

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:26 | 2,829 views
The research report describes how and why two Midwestern domestic violence organizations in the US use Internet and wireless communication technologies. Major findings of the study reveal a need for more awareness and technical assistance regarding safe and ethical Internet and wireless communication service delivery.

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Online Victimization: A Report on the Nation’s Youth

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:26 | 3,372 views
The national survey reveals that large numbers of young people are encountering sexual solicitations they did not want, sexual material they did not seek, and people who threatened and harassed them in a variety of ways. It also shows how families and young people are addressing matters of danger and protection on the Internet, and puts forward several recommendations on how to address this...

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Domestic Violence Organizations Online : Risks, Ethical Dilemmas, and Liability Issues

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:26 | 2,689 views
The paper outlines the risk and liability issues related to use of the Internet and suggests risk-management guidelines to protect organizations from liability.