“‘She's begging to be raped.’ That's the response that many feminists in Pakistan get online from Pakistani men seeking to shut them up. This is a response from Pakistani men to women merely tweeting about issues related to sexualised violence.
Meet Betty, a young woman from Morelos, Mexico. Her story speaks about the different connections and interactions that she encounters through online social networking – some of them expected and welcomed, some of them a little less straightforward. It’s also about how Betty exercises her judgment and discretion in dealing with them.
How do you exercise your judgment and right to privacy in online social networking spaces?
"Her story might have daunted me but her strength and courage overwhelmed and even empowered me."
Leila from OneWorldsee Platform shares her digital story and view of the ‘internet world’ in this video. Leila speaks about online culture, shifting activism from offline to online and what agency and action mean to her on the internet.
Today we mark World AIDS Day by affirming our universal human rights, free from discrimination on the basis of gender identity or sexual orientation. The recent UN political declaration on HIV and AIDS reaffirms the importance of good quality youth-friendly information and sexual health education to combat HIV/AIDS.