Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG) in collaboration with Initiative for Equality and Non-Discrimination (INEND) a regional partner of SMUG, invited HER INTERNET for a three day workshop on message development. As our work involves engaging in advocacy and lobbying, we have to develop the right messages for our different audiences who are Partners, allies, and other […]
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“Examining the Effects of Shrinking Civic Space on Feminist Organizing Online. Watch the full video of the interview below.
HER Internet was part of a breakfast meeting organised by Women Human Rights Defenders Network and Uganda Women Parliamentary Association. The purpose of the meeting was to raise awareness on online gender-based violence against WHRDs, as well as discussing the emerging trends of online violence and how it has affected WHRDS and their activism work. […]
HER Internet attended a validation meeting by Human Rights Awareness and Promotion Forum to discuss and validate a draft training manual to train Civil Society organisations on crisis response, the use of tools for crisis response, and making effective referrals for legal and paralegal as well as relevant health services.
We share with you the second issue of our biannual newsletter that shares the work we have been doing at HER Internet. We extend our candid gratitude to everyone who has been present with us throughout the year 2021.HER Internet Newsletter Issue 2
Our executive director moderated a virtual fireplace on the experiences of young women and gender-expansive persons on advocacy for inclusive legal and policy frameworks/systems in addressing violence, the alternatives, and sharing the moments of joy and resistance. The goal was to contribute to the conversation and devise strategies for alternative forms of justice in a […]
Our third video reveals how Shane “Outs” her friend Maddie because of a small disagreement they had. In our research report, respondents shared about failing offline relationships being one of the causes of online violence from people they know; friends, family, ex-lovers, neighbours or work colleagues. The risk of one’s private information being exposed this […]
The second animated video was on “Threats of Violence” portrayed by Pam, who is a single mom. In our research report, for Female Sex Workers, the threats range from rape, denial of parenting rights to death threats too. These threats are usually from private messages but could also appear in posts on public platforms, either […]
Her Internet launched three animated videos on “Decoding Online Violence” The first video is on Identity Based Violence something that is common in the LBQ community especially when it comes to the masculine representing womxn. This character is portrayed by Zawadi who feels comfortable with her Identity body, and outfit. We also see how the […]
HER Internet hosted the launch of the animation videos on Decoding Online Violence which showed some of the many forms of violence LBQ womxn and FSW face on online spaces. These videos depict objective representations of what online violence is, how it manifests and some of the factors at play as in experiences of Violence […]