Technology-mediated Violence against Women

Anita Gurumurthy

Amrita Vasudevan

This blog is part of the series ‘Righting Gender Norms’ and is based on feminist reflections on the life of women and men in the glocal digital public sphere in 3 Indian states, Kerala, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.

In our study on the prevalence of gender-based cyber violence in…

J. Devika

This blog is part of the series ‘Righting Gender Norms’ and is based on feminist reflections on the life of women and men in the glocal digital public sphere in 3 Indian states, Kerala, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. 

“For women, using the social media is like riding a tiger” quipped Reeha*, a second-year graduate…

 

As technology becomes a real and unfragmentable part of social interaction, a global crisis is evident in the form of widespread normalisation of online violence against women (VAW).

It is vital that laws on online VAW draw from the…

Amrita Vasudevan and Anita Gurumurthy

 

In April this year, the Supreme Court of India made an eagerly awaited ruling on Internet intermediary liability. This case dealt with Internet intermediary liability (search…