Victim or voice? Women, activism and social media

Wed 8 Mar 2017, 18:30 - 20:00

The Royal Society, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AG

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This event is held as part of International Women's Day 2017

Join our panel as they discuss how social media 'trolling' fits with our understanding of gender violence, what mechanisms are in place to tackle the problem, and how women can put themselves into a position of power on a digital platform.

Alison Boydell, Co-founder, End Online Misogyny
Dr Ruth Lewis, Senior Lecturer, Northumbria University
Kate Smurthwaite, Comedian and activist

Nosheen Iqbal, Acting women's editor, Guardian

Please note: due to unforeseen circumstances, Professor Michael Rowe who was originally scheduled to take part in this event, can unfortunately no longer attend.

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