Learning and Knowledge Exchanges
Supporting Youth Experiencing Technology-Facilitated Sexual Violence
Just as sexual violence impacts youth “in real life (IRL)”, technology-facilitated sexual violence effects young people as well. If there are young people in your life, this brief outlines the things you can do to prevent technology-facilitated violence, including sexual violence.
From Hate to Hope: Inquiry into Hate in the COVID-19 Pandemic
In August 2021, BC’s Human Rights Commissioner launched an Inquiry into the rise of hate in B.C. during the COVID-19 pandemic. In March 2023, the Commissioner released her findings and recommendations
Take Action Against Toxic Hush
Online hate – especially against women and gender-diverse people with intersectional identities – threatens the equity, diversity and inclusion gains we’ve made. This action kit was created as a part of Informed Opinions’ Toxic Hush campaign, an urgent response to the silencing of voices that are already chronically under-represented in public conversations.
Report – A People’s Tribunal: Every Woman’s Right to Speak Free from Online Hate
Women of diverse backgrounds highlight the online abuse they experience, the broader implications it has had on their lives, and their strategies and resilience in dealing with malicious intrusions and threats.
Webinar – A People’s Tribunal: Every Woman’s Right to Speak Free from Online Hate
The epidemic of online hate is silencing important voices. Women, especially those with intersectional identities, are subjected to unprecedented harassment and abuse online. This Tribunal makes clear the urgency of our right to speak free from online hate.
Deplatforming Misogyny: Report on Platform Liability for Technology-Facilitated Gender-Based Violence
This report examines the role of digital platforms in the proliferation of technology-facilitated gender based violence, abuse, and harassment (abbreviated as ‘TFGBV’). It also examines whether and how digital platform should be held accountable for TFGBV through regulation or the imposition of liability under Canadian law.
Technology-Facilitated Gender Based Violence: BC Anti-Violence Worker Technology, Safety and Privacy Survey Summary
The report summarizes the scope and method of technology-facilitated gender-based violence experienced by women accessing anti-violence programs in B.C, and provides recommendations about the needs of women, children, youth and anti-violence workers when responding to technology-facilitated GBV.
Unacceptable: Responding to Technology-Facilitated Gender-Based Violence
“Unacceptable: Responding to Technology-Facilitated Gender-Based Violence” defines and describes different forms of technology-facilitated gender-based violence, and outlines steps people can take to address the violence including legal remedies.