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READ DOWNLOAD ô Targeted and Trolled: The Reality of Being a Woman Online (an Original Digital Short) º A feminist campaigner is sent death threats online at a rate of over fifty per hour A woman who shares on social media her experience of rape, so that others might feel brave enough to speak out, is bombarded with abusive messages More than a hundred female celebrities have their personal nude photographs stolen and published by hackers The victims of these stories of trolling and internet crimes have just one thing in common their gender Most of us use the internet every day, but we rarely stop and think about the way we are received there and whether the treatment of women online differs from the treatment of men As a Buzzfeed journalist, Rossalyn Warren has first hand experience of the sexism and misogyny targeted at women online the insults about their appearance, the rape threats, and in some instances even stalkingIn Targeted and Trolled, Warren exposes the true extent of the global problem Informative, empowering and inspiring, this book is both a shocking revelation of the scale of the problem and a message of hope about how men and women are working together to fight back against the trolls Important subject, interesting ideas unfortunately the whole thing is let down by a lack of depth The situations presented are complex but the exploration of them, particularly with regard to the actual women involved, is lacking. This short book looks at the ever present problem of the abuse women receive online on a daily or even hourly basis It highlights recent cases which have resulted in prosecutions and also successful ways women have banded together to confront their abusers and shame them into stopping the abuse.It is easy to tell people who are being abused online to switch their computers off and walk away or to just ignore the abuse but that isn t the answer It should be possible for women to have an online This short book looks at the ever present problem of the abuse women receive online on a daily or even hourly basis It highlights recent cases which have resulted in prosecutions and also successful ways women have banded together to confront their abusers and shame them into stopping the abuse.It is easy to tell people who are being abused online to switch their computers off and walk away or to just ignore the abuse but that isn t the answer It should be possible for women to have an online presence which doesn t make them the target of abuse For many people the internet is where they work and conduct at least some of their social lives They should be free to do this without going in fear of their lives for expressing opinions which may be unpopular with some people.This thought provoking book isn t saying men don t receive abuse online but it does point out that women are the main recipients of sexualised abuse threatening them with rape as well as death In general men might be told they re stupid for holding the views they express but they won t find the person who disagrees with them also telling them that they will be raped or killed.My own experience is that abusers often target your perceived lack of ability to attract men as though that is the be all and end all of a woman s life I dared to suggest to someone on a forum that perhaps if they used different search terms they might getof the results they wanted and he immediately came back with a comment about how he was sure I lived alone and had never been married I cannot imagine a man receiving that type of comment in response to an innocuous suggestion A man would have beenlikely to have been thanked for their help.This is a subject which everyone who uses the internet should be concerned about as it threatens to drive women off the internet altogether Not too in depth but an interesting read about women s experiences on the internet Some interesting case reports and a great introduction to the issues. Follow the official blog tour book about the reality and facts which women faces everyday in their lives Targeted and Trolled is precisely written and portrays the true image of this gender oriented society.The book highlighted some incidents which happened to some of the renowned women who are raising their voices against sexual harassment and supporting the victims Abuse and shaming are the very common examples of online harassment which women faces Follow the official blog tour book about the reality and facts which women faces everyday in their lives Targeted and Trolled is precisely written and portrays the true image of this gender oriented society.The book highlighted some incidents which happened to some of the renowned women who are raising their voices against sexual harassment and supporting the victims Abuse and shaming are the very common examples of online harassment which women facesthan men Most of us would have witnessed these acts on many of the social networking sites.Often men are not aware that women are sexually abused and shamed on internet Mostly, online harassment is gender biased Men are usually harassed and shamed for intellectual in abilities where as women are harassed and abused sexually for being an online user.Minorities are also targeted often Muslim women are mostly trolled for sharing their opinion online and they are usually sexually harassed and abused by male online users from other religions.Being a Pakistani female citizen, I can totally understand the way society often blames the woman In some rural areas women are not allowed to have social media profiles and to be an online user The main cause of this mindset is the fear of being sexually harassed online Due to media awareness and campaigns led by NGOs this mindset is changing.Most of the times Pakistani women are not even aware of the term online harassment As Rossalyn has stated in the book, that most of the times women think that online harassment is a part of the deal for being an online user Do no harm, take no shit WilsonWilson also put an emphasis on women that owning their voice is a powerful tool which they must use online.Kati Heng s way to spread out the word against harrasment Rememeber this is your internet, this is your technology This is your online space you need to reclaim Nighat DadNighat s work against cyber bullying good to know that women all around the globe are fighting in their own ways against online harassment and sexual harassment Victims are raising their voices and spreading out the word through social media to spread awareness and to support each other caption id align alignnone width 700 Katarzyna Babis, an art student in Poland, decided to tackle this issue with simple comics that illustrate the problems with different forms of victim blaming caption I just came across this article which focuses on ending the victim blaming.ReadThis is a must read book.Rating 5 5 Disclaimer I got a galley of this e book via publisher and getting a review copy does not altered my opinion of this book