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Azmina Dhrodia

Azmina Dhrodia is a Researcher on Technology and Human Rights at the Amnesty International Secretariat in London. She recently authored, #ToxicTwitter: Violence and abuse against women online, a report on the human rights impact of online abuse against women on Twitter. She was previously the Campaigns, Projects and Networks Coordinator in the Gender, Sexuality and Identity Programme from 2011-2016 where she coordinated global campaigns on gender, LGBTI rights and Indigenous Peoples rights. Azmina holds a MSc in Human Rights from the London School of Economics and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of British Columbia.

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Toxic Twitter: Amnesty International report on social media and online violence

Posted Mon 18 Jun 2018 - 08:21 | 8,624 views
Twitter, in particular, can be a powerful tool for women to make connections and express themselves - from high-level female politicians to journalists, activists, writers and bloggers, to women who simply want to know what’s happening around them. It is allegedly the space where ‘every voice has the power to impact the world’. But as revealed by the report by Amnesty International, Twitter is...