Online violence against women: A silent vice we continue to ignore

Author, Gilbert Beyamba. PHOTO/FILE/COURTESY

What you need to know:

  • In this century, we now live in a virtual society and offline violence has extended to online, which makes it easier for people to commit violence without consequences. Covid-19 worsened it. 

Mention any vocal woman and girl rights advocate or female politician on Twitter in Uganda today, and I will list for you more than one online abuse that they have interfaced with severely.

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