Social Media, Social Activism, & Violence – Take Action!
April 5, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
Join Amnesty International GSU & Take Action to Stop Online Violence Against Women!
Use your voice to protect women online. Social Media has become a way of connection, organizing, and space to express. Women should not be bullied from use of this platform. Participate in our petition signing, photo action, and chalking!
a) brings human rights into the conversation!
b) holds Twitter acoountable!
c) demands Twitter to implement its policy around online violence!
Stop by and take action to Stop Online Violence NOW!
For many women, the Internet is not a
safe space. Although social media
platforms in particular have become
a critical space for women to express
themselves and make their voices heard,
they have also become spaces where
women are easily targeted for expressing
Online violence and abuse denies
women the right to express themselves
equally, freely, and without fear. Women
are targeted at higher rates and in different
ways than men are. Women are specifically
targeted because of their gender
and the threats are specific to their identity.