Online Violence: Just because it’s virtual doesn’t make it any less real

April 20, 2015

Global Fund for Women is working for a world where women can live free from violence. Though often overlooked, they believe stopping online violence must be included in any strategy to eliminate violence against women. This article discusses the reality of online violence against women, and pushes for the recognition of virtual violence as akin to real-life violence against women. It’s damage is palpable – photos posted without consent will show up on the internet for all to see; harassment and threats can translate into real life attacks.

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