We browse the internet, access news websites, rant on Facebook, post photos on Instagram, comment under YouTube videos, publish blog posts, receive and send WhatsApp messageand more. And we leave digital traces, making us susceptible to online stalking and harassment. Join us for a 2-hour workshop for tips on securing ourselves online!
We get told often that what happens online is not real, that it cannot harm you. And that women faced violence or bullying online the same as men do. Is that true? Should abusive speech be allowed in the name of freedom of expression? Join us as we unpack these questions!
16 Days of Activism begins on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, 25 November, and culminates on Human Rights Day, 10 December. Throughout the campaign, communities across the world take action to end violence against women and girls.
“We join the chorus of activists worldwide, advocating for gender equality. We want to raise awareness about women’s rights at home and at work,” says WAO Executive Director Sumitra Visvanathan. “Many women in Malaysia experience domestic violence, sexual harassment, and workplace discrimination. We need to talk about this.” Read more