Because technology is so ubiquitous, and thanks to the borderless nature of the Internet, abusers are using digital tools and platforms to harass, intimidate, and surveil. Here are a few ways to protect yourself, and others.
Soraya Chemaly, Director of the Women’s Media Center Speech Project and award-winning writer, made the case for why we're angry, and why it matters in her latest book, "Rage Becomes Her." | April 30, 2019
Sexual harassment and violence at work remain a prominent issue. Due to fear of professional retaliation however, it is often underreported. Here are a few ways to help combat it and increase reporting.
Heather Sarson's work is featured in a piece by The Economist on sexism and harassment in economics.
In our third Industry Partner Workshop on March 21, 2019 our researchers and partners engaged with topics such as gender bias in evaluations, covering in job applications and reporting sexual harassment.
Sarah Kaplan comments on the latest Gillette commercial and the prevalence of socially-conscious advertising for CTV News. (This piece was also picked up by the Toronto Sun and Ottawa Citizen.)
For the 16 Days Against Gender-Based Violence, we co-hosted with The Citizen Lab a discussion about the perils of the digital world–and what we can do about it. | November 27
Researchers find that harassment is often used as an equalizer against female supervisors; indicating that harassment is about control and domination, not sexual desire.
Speaking with The Canadian Press, Sarah Kaplan explains why we shouldn't allow the #MeToo movement to be co-opted. (This piece also appeared in the Huffington Post.)
Sarah Kaplan weighs in on women's only co-working spaces in Canada with CBC news.