Combatting Cyber Violence for Women and Girls: Reading the Web

Made by Amira Dhalla

60 - 90 minutes

In this three-part series learners focus on understanding the impact of cyber violence against women and girls, creating safer places online, knowing how to address bullying or attacks when they happen, and participating in online communities in a supportive manner. Activities will take young women and girls from understanding online violence to actively advocating against it.

Web Literacy Competencies

Sharing Navigation Accessibility

Learning Objectives

  • Develop an understanding of what is considered violence online through having to ‘Define and explain cyberbullying and online violence.’
  • Identify common platforms and technologies used in online violence against women and girls.
  • Understand how to create safe and supportive spaces online, as well as how to change their behaviour to develop a more positive experience for their network.
  • Co-create and participate in safe and supportive online spaces for women and girls.Co-create and participate in safe and supportive online spaces for women and girls.
  • Self-assess how to stop unsafe online behavior and to reinforce positive online community practices.

Materials

  • Post-it-notes
  • Pens and markers
  • Print the ground rules, framing questions, or statistics on a large poster or pieces of paper to have visible around the room.

Background and Preparation: