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Tagged with: Online Safety

I Fed the Troll: My Response to Online Harassment
In focus
By Priya Menon // October 23, 2017
“If you found a girl like “me” on the road, she would clobber the shit out of you, and squash your balls into a f***** pulp” [...]
He’s my “friend”… Is it still unacceptable?
The Breakthrough Voice
By Jagriti Gupta // August 17, 2017
Initially, I could not fathom as to why I felt uncomfortable when I received his messages telling me how ‘cute’ or ‘hot’ I was. I would never [...]
What Is Your Position Of Strength?
In focus
By Richa Singh // August 2, 2017
“I feel it. Why should I hide it? And why should you troll me if I don’t?” – Katie’s poem, spoken word poetry performed by Aastha Singh [...]
Keep Calm And Carry On?
The Breakthrough Voice
By Aditi Sharma // August 1, 2017
We pacify ourselves by convincing our conscience that there is a difference between the real and virtual world. We tell ourselves again and again [...]
Online Hai Toh Fine Hai (?)
The Breakthrough Voice
By Devanshi Verma // July 24, 2017
Once upon a time, the internet was born. It was appreciated for its super powers of being able to connect various computers, all together. It was a [...]
Is Your Teen Being Body Shamed Online?
FYI
By Priyanka Mantripragada // June 23, 2017
The internet and technology is a double-edged sword. While on one hand, teenagers and young adults have access to knowledge, possibilities, [...]
No. We Are Not Going To Keep Silent About The Abuse We Received.
#FeministLyrics
By Breakthrough Team // February 28, 2017
Last Thursday, we released a video. The video was a feminist remix of the song “Urvashi, Urvashi”, an A.R Rahman composition. As a human rights [...]
10 Ways in Which You are Making the Internet Unsafe
#SaferInternetDay
By Anika Verma // February 7, 2017
Internet – humanity’s second most important invention after the wheel, serves a multitude of purposes. As observed in the last few years, it [...]
I wanted to sell things online. In return, I was harassed.
Sexual Harassment
By Aditi Varma // November 17, 2016
I wanted to sell some things online. I decided to choose olx for the same. I posted a few ads and started getting responses instantaneously. 99% of [...]
How do we deal with online harassment on social media?
#StandWithMe
By Richa Singh // August 3, 2016
A lot of people are leaving social media because of the increasing incidents of online abuse and harassment. We love the social media and the [...]
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