Recognising and Responding to Online Gender-Based Violence
This course will give you an overview of how gender-based violence happens online, how it affects people, and how you can take action to stop it.
About this course:
You may have heard about online gender-based violence, but what is it exactly and how does it affect human rights? This course will teach you about different types of online gender-based violence, such as cyberstalking and blackmail, and share case studies that show how such violence affects people, from average web or mobile phone users to women's rights activists. Interactive quizzes will help you explore strategies for taking action so you can live, work and play online with less fear and more confidence.
What do I learn:
You will learn about different types of online gender-based violence, how it harms people, and how people are responding. You'll also learn effective strategies and digital safety steps.
What do I need to know:
This course is suitable for anyone at risk of online gender-based violence, especially activists and writers, or anyone who wants to understand it.
This course is presented by Jan Moolman, a feminist activist who works between women’s rights, technology and human rights for almost a decade, with a specific focus on gender-based violence.she is the Global Women’s Rights Policy Lead at the Association for Progressive Communications.
1.1 Introduction to course
1.2 Defining gender-based violence (GBV)
1.3 How does gender-based violence manifest itself in online spaces?
2.1 What makes these rights violations a matter of violence against women?
2.2 How GBV online affects women’s daily lives
2.3 Case study Impact of violence against women - Marta from Colombia
3.1 International agreements on GBV
3.2 International guidelines on business and human rights
4.1 Challenges in national legal frameworks
4.2 Challenges in corporate policies
4.3 Advice on handling challenges
5.1 Overview of strategies
5.2 The Rights based approach
5.3 Campaign case study: Take Back the Tech!
5.5 Collaboration on National initiatives
6.1 Case study Gender-based violence against women on the campaign trail in Kenya. Part 1
6.2 Case study Gender-based violence against women on the campaign trail in Kenya. Part 2
6.3 Case study Gender-based violence against women on the campaign trail in Kenya. Part 3
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