For women, is the Internet really the free, democratic space it is made out to be? Or does it come with the trappings of the society that we live in? Blogging about their lives and expressing their feelings online may make women feel liberated, but they constantly watch their backs the way they would while walking down the street. Gendered abuse online betrays the same kind of prejudices, insecurities, and misogyny as that in the offline space.
This is the third in a series of ten blog posts to report on the EroTICs India workshop held in New Delhi in March 2013. We believe everybody uses the Internet in the same way – and that couldn’t be further from the truth – Maya Ganesh, Tactical Technology Collective Within the arena of ‘women, […]