The Threat

by Lilia Giugni
The Threat

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The Threat exposes the triumvirate of vested interests - big tech, profit driven politics and historic gender inequalities - that has driven digital development away from gender equality, safety and respect. Dr Lilia Giugni highlights cases from around the world: from minority hate crime and revenge porn to female victims in the mining industries and supply chains. And she then gives us the tools both for personal safety and to create wider global change for a safer world for women and children. 'This book is part expose and part feminist manifesto. It builds on five years of research and activism, and follows the invisible thread that connects the suicide of a young woman in a remote corner of Southern Italy to decisions made in corporate boardrooms, presidential palaces and the world's other corridors of power. Following this thread has led me to painfully question my own online habits and my political stance on the digital revolution. Along the way, I've met with digital violence s
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The Threat exposes the triumvirate of vested interests - big tech, profit driven politics and historic gender inequalities - that has driven digital development away from gender equality, safety and respect. Dr Lilia Giugni highlights cases from around the world: from minority hate crime and revenge porn to female victims in the mining industries and supply chains. And she then gives us the tools both for personal safety and to create wider global change for a safer world for women and children. 'This book is part expose and part feminist manifesto. It builds on five years of research and activism, and follows the invisible thread that connects the suicide of a young woman in a remote corner of Southern Italy to decisions made in corporate boardrooms, presidential palaces and the world's other corridors of power. Following this thread has led me to painfully question my own online habits and my political stance on the digital revolution. Along the way, I've met with digital violence s