Online abuse is on the rise during the pandemic, amid rising gender-based violence. Activists say the legislation has yet to keep up.

But Lucina Di Meco, co-founder of #ShePersisted Global, an international feminist initiative to prevent gender misinformation and attacks against women in politics, says the claims This ignores how social media algorithms and current content laws put women and girls at disproportionate risk. for abuse — and, studies show, that can turn to self-censorship to avoid it.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/2021/11/24/online-abuse-surged-during-pandemic-laws-havent-kept-up-activists-say/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=wp_world Online abuse is on the rise during the pandemic, amid rising gender-based violence. Activists say the legislation has yet to keep up.

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