Surprise: Gender-Based Violence is also on Facebook!
This article aims to give a glimpse into the lived experiences of Jordanian women online, particularly Facebook, as one of the most popular social media platforms in the country and the world. For this purpose, we initiated a conversation on a Jordanian, closed, women-only Facebook group. This article summarizes the patterns and stories shared by the women who responded to our inquiry. These testimonies were complemented with findings from studies and papers that show and clarify the patterns of harassment and online violence throughout the region and the world.
This article is an attempt to document harassment as I experience it every day. The incidents described below occurred on a weekend around Christmas, and were documented from recollection on 20 January 2019. The aim being to contribute to the understanding of how sexual harassment translates into our daily lives as women and how it affects us, some events are very small, a smile, a word, but this one smile, or that one word are able to hit deep.
Political Violence Against Women in Lebanon and Jordan
How the harassment and threatening of female leaders dissuade other women from exercising their civil rights
The Trans Community Between Harassment and Challenges: From Acceptance to Oppression and Exploitation
People with certain gender identities will often find it difficult to express themselves and demand their rights, due to the fanaticism and intolerance vilifying difference in a patriarchal society, a society that refuses to see gender diversity as a legitimate expression of identity and emotions