Posted on Oct 4, 2021
Misinformation and disinformation online is a human rights issue: affecting girls’
rights to participation, to education and to freedom of expression. As girls and young
women struggle to disentangle truth from fiction, facts from propaganda, their trust in
all sources of information — governments, academics, journalists, community leaders
— is undermined.
Posted on Sep 10, 2021
Young people around the world, particularly girls and gender-diverse folks, are physically threatened, racially abused, sexually harassed and body shamed online and it gets worse when they raise their voices and share their opinions. Online violence and harassment is serious, it causes real harm and it’s silencing young people in a space where they should be free to be online.
How different would the world be if we all took action against online gender-based violence and harassment when we see it?