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Gender and tech abuse: exploring online gender identities, risks and relationships

When

18/11/2019 09:30

Where

Edinburgh

Type

Training

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About this event

As the world today becomes increasingly digitalised, this training will provide you with the opportunity to explore how gender and technology impact on children and young people’s lives.

Key learning:

  • Understanding current issues around tech abuse and the language used to identify it
  • Understanding how different groups of young people experience the impact of tech abuse
  • Understanding how a children's rights focus can empower young people to make positive changes to the digital world
  • Developing tools and strategies to tackle tech abuse

Facilitator Bio

Ellie Hutchinson is the founder of the Empower Project, a charity working to tackle tech abuse from a feminist perspective. She is also a consultant on issues relating to co-production, strategic development, violence against women, health and wellbeing and CPD for services.

She has worked within housing, children’s rights and violence against women services for over 14 years. She led the UK’s first bystander programme for over 16s, and created the first campaign to tackle so called revenge porn resulting in national legislative and policy changes. She is passionate about movement building, positive internet futures and facilitating consensus for social change.

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