We partnered up with a group of CEGEP students to explore the ways technology facilitates grooming, luring, and human trafficking. The students were beyond incredible: they showed a sincere interest in the topic and were committed to considering, developing, and proposing practical strategies and tools to educate other young people and to support those experiencing,
The Preventing Cyberviolence team partnered up with a sexual health initiative for youth in Montreal’s South West, Get to the Pointe! (GTTP). Through ths youth-led initiative, we had the pleasure to forge relationships with three high schools, two community organisations and, most importantly, young people connected to these settings. Working intimately with young people, our
This strategy had a group of youth, all members of an anti-violence community organisation, come together to discuss the meaning and place of cyberviolence in their lives. Using documentary filmmaking as their medium, the youth shared their experiences, reflections, and powerful insights. Learn more about the process here! What Does Cyberviolence Mean to You Documentary
The Preventing Cyberviolence team partnered with Game Curious Montreal, a Mount Royal Game Society initiative. This unique, innovative and refreshingly alternative initiative offered beginner and more seasoned gamers a chance to come together to learn about, discuss, and exchange experiences of cyberviolence, and to take part in a gaming environment grounded in collaboration, non-violence, exploration and fun.
A Workshop & Conversation on Anti-Cyberviolence Strategies, Policy and Responses with Social Service CEGEP Students
In an effort to stimulate critical reflection around effective anti-cyberviolence policy and intervention strategies, we teamed up with a brilliant group of 16 CEGEP students studying in the social services. Working on the front lines, these students often support young people who experience and/or who perpetuate gendered cyberviolence. We spent an afternoon with them brainstorming
The Preventing & Eliminating Cyberviolence Project used a variety of strategies to get people, communities and organisations talking about cyberviolence and to explore creative ways to address it. The “Denormalize gender-based cyberviolence poster project” was but one of these strategies. With fervent passion and dedication, a group of 135 CEGEP students came together to design
Resources for Cyber & Sexual Violence; Re-visioning Solutions and Strategies @ John Abbott College — Thursday April 13, 2017
Resources: Cyberviolence Policy Toolkit digital – Atwater Library Cyberviolence Prevention Policy and Best Practices- Cost-Benefit Analysis
Cyber & Sexual Violence; Re-visioning Solutions and Strategies @ John Abbott College — Thursday April 13, 2017
Cyber & Sexual Violence; Re-visioning Solutions and Strategies This symposium is designed to clarify the role of the educational community in combating cyber and sexual violence on campus. Bringing students, faculty, employees and administrators together, the focus will be on explaining the inter connections between on and offline gender-based violence and strategizing on concrete
Creating a better online culture; developing strategies together Concordia University’s Sexual Assault Resource Centre in collaboration with The Atwater Library and Computer Centre’s Preventing Cyberviolence Project invite you to a panel discussion, workshop and reception. The purpose of this symposium is to bring together key stakeholders to identify and develop concrete strategies that serve to de-normalize, prevent, and
Via Digital Spy Twitter announced today three important changes in their fight against cyberbullying: “Today, we’re announcing three changes: stopping the creation of new abusive accounts, bringing forward safer search results, and collapsing potentially abusive or low-quality Tweets. Stopping the creation of new abusive accounts: We’re taking steps to identify people who have been permanently
Via Huffington Post Tomorrow is the big Women’s March on Washington, DC. In a show of solidarity and support, many cities across the globe are organizing similar events to coincide with this event. After today, taking to the streets no longer feels optional but imperative. Seeing all those shoes getting ready to march made me
Via TeenVogue Lauren Duca has gotten some pretty nasty messages as a woman with an opinion, but especially since she wrote a piece about Trump. But as she points out, it doesn’t have to be political to be triggered online: “I did a couple of things that agitated the internet’s underbelly over the past month.
Via Twitter “Following widespread sexual assaults that took place at New Year’s Eve celebrations in Bengaluru, campaign group Feminism In India urged women to share their experiences of sexual harassment with the hashtag #YesAllWomen.”
Via IT Pro Image: Kevin White Facebook, Twitter, Google, YouTube and Microsoft signed an agreement back in May, which included stipulations forcing them to remove or disable hateful content within 24 hours of detecting it. However, according to a new report by the EU Justice Commissioner Vera Jourova, tech firms are failing to meet these standards.