2020 #16DaysOfActivism

Discrimination | #16Days 2020

If somebody treats you differently because they think you belong to a certain group of people, this is unlawful discrimination. Whether it is about your age, gender, race, a disability you may have, religion, lifestyle choice, – it does not matter. And there is no difference to saying it in person or saying it online! …

Discrimination | #16Days 2020 Read More »

Online Harassment | #16Days 2020

Everything else in Melissa’s e-mail inbox was perfectly innocent on this day. Everything else about that day had been totally unremarkable. Until Jessica appeared on Melissa’s screen: “I am single-minded enough to find you…and slit your throat from ear to ear.” “You’ll hear from me again soon”, wrote Jessica. And Melissa did—thousands of times, over …

Online Harassment | #16Days 2020 Read More »

Hate Speech | #16Days 2020

Hate speech – The expression of hatred or encouragement of any form of violence towards a person or group based on something such as race, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disadvantages. It can include cursing, insulting and directed slurs & statements that promotes speech that is intended to stir up hatred or …

Hate Speech | #16Days 2020 Read More »

Online Stalking | #16Days 2020

Online Stalking is the constant monitoring of your activities and it is a crime. Perpetrators use the internet, email or social media to stalk, harass or even threaten a person by sending harassing emails, messages, or tags in comments of social media posts just to torment a victim. Other examples include: Asking for sexual favours …

Online Stalking | #16Days 2020 Read More »