Countering Online harassment of female human rights defenders

The training focused on a number of topics that aimed at increasing their digital safety knowledge, improving their internet experience, and creating prevention strategies for women human rights defenders & to protect themselves from any form of cyber harassment and develop cyber-risk management strategies so as to foster better digital experiences.

The continuous emergence of new online communication platforms makes communication and work easy. But behind this lie; cyber harassment, cyberstalking, trolling, doxing, hate speech, and defamation, among others. Although cyber harassment targets both males and females, discussions in public, the media, and academia, indicate that cyber harassment tends to be gendered on women.