Digital conversations about women, gender and violence in social and new media

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English
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Online
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YWCA Canada
Publication Date: 
2011
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Brief to the Standing Committee on the Status of Women: Study of the impact of social media and new communications technologies on violence against women and girls. Outlines why new and social media platforms are so attractive to women end users, how they present dangers and can contribute to violence against women in the digital sphere and real life, and the ways in which new and emerging platforms can offer digital spaces for intervention, violence prevention and community building.

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Includes bibliographical references.