DIGITAL GENDER DIVIDE

Online violence pushing women off the Internet

Many women and girls have had to self-censor after being harassed online

In Summary

• Online GBV especially of women and girls was the shadow pandemic to Covid-19

• Many are harassed and worse but don’t know what to do or who to get help from

Twitter worked very well for mitumba trader Njeri Wambugu until she posted a picture of herself that other users felt was unflattering.

The 25-year-old entrepreneur was trolled until she was ...

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