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Why rape culture in India is as much YOUR fault as the rapist's

This is not the first or the last time that anything other than the rapist will be held responsible for Indian women getting raped.  A swami something or the other is ‘trending’ on Facebook for mouthing asinine stuff like women are getting raped because of worshipping Shani. 984 more words

Indian Women

Politics and activism are driving Africa’s Twitter conversations to new highs

In past decades, older generations of Africans had to be tolerant of oppressive governments, which were often dictatorships—if only for their own safety. But the younger generation is more vocal, critical and demanding of their leaders, and unwilling to allow their questions to be left unanswered. 21 more words

HumanRights

Politics and activism are driving Africa’s Twitter conversations to new highs

In past decades, older generations of Africans had to be tolerant of oppressive governments, which were often dictatorships—if only for their own safety. But the younger generation is more vocal, critical and demanding of their leaders, and unwilling to allow their questions to be left unanswered. 21 more words

HumanRights

Dante's Inferno and Social Media Activism

Baruch student Austin Fisher explains the negative consequences of activism strictly performed over the internet via social media outlets like Facebook and Twitter, as well as using the classical work of 13th century Italian poet Dante Alighieri to further emphasize the importance of true activism. 73 more words

Literature

Social Media Creates Surprise Protests in Chicago

A New York University student from Chicago, 18-year old Rachel Brown took a break from studying for final exams in 2015 to create a fake Facebook page to protest Chicago police shooting Laquan McDonald, age 17. 83 more words

Global Youth Activism

Vlog #2 Social Activist Movement

Hello guys, my name is Natalia and is really late I am in my pajamas, I have my tubi on and my sister is sleeping. Today I am going to talk about an activist movement that I am going to write about for my project three essay. 358 more words

Social Solidarity

In an ever increasing world of technology, does it help or hurt?

#BringBackOurGirls

#ICantBreathe

#YesAllWomen

#PrayForParis 403 more words