Sat, 15 Sept|
Nehru Memorial Museum & Library
My Safe Space - Creating a safer online world for women and kids
"The virtual world is not foolproof. Bullies and perpetrators lurk behind computer screens looking for opportunities to exploit vulnerable children and teenagers. As parents, it is our duty to educate our child on measure to safely navigate the internet. "
Time & Location
15-Sept-2018, 1:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Nehru Memorial Museum & Library, Teen Murti-Haifa Chowk, Teen Murti Marg Area, New Delhi, Delhi 110011, India
About The Event
D-Talk is a talk series intended to discuss social issues plaguing our society. Through this talk session, we will initiate an in-depth conversation on the grave social issues that have been long ignored while also highlight possible solutions through sensitization and advocacy. The first D-Talk session is scheduled around the threat to Women and Children on Social Media/Internet.
Topic- My Safe Space
Subject- Making online world a safer place
Experts- Our event will be graced by eminent Cyber Law Experts, and Cyber security professionals who will sensitize the gathering about the grave issue, challenges, laws and order, reporting process and protection measures against online trolling,cyber bullying. We will announce the names of our renowned speakers shortly,
The virtual world is not foolproof. Bullies and perpetrators lurk behind computer screens looking for opportunities to exploit vulnerable children and teenagers. According to a survey conducted by Microsoft about the global Youth found that surprisingly 53% of children have been bullied in India through different ways.
- Online abuse of women driven by misogyny.
- Well-needed policing of internet, social media websites to save our kids.
- Ambiguity on individual's rights under cyber law.
- Hesitation in reporting bullying cases on time.
- Lack of awareness around reporting process of cyber bullying cases.
- Young school kids falling in trap of bullying and Kids becoming the offenders.
- Legal cases and ramifications.
Cyber bullying - New way of crime against women
The barrage of trolls subjecting women to online abuse is a new menace which has reared its head in the aftermath of the social media explosion. An incident of online abuse is never a single incident. It is a form of violence against women which is recurring in nature. In the age of the 'meme-culture' usage of words such as 'vegana' for vagina and 'bobs' for breasts against women in a "joking" way perpetuates misogyny, and this is exactly why online abuse is not being taken seriously,but there is a crying need to highlight the matter.
Kids Falling Prey on Social Media
The kids of today are falling into the trap of online crime, unaware of its impact. With the popularization of social media networking sites and multiple entertainment content , Kids are excessively using the virtual platforms and falling into the trap. A popular networking site ask.fm has been linked to teenage suicides. 65% teenagers say that cyber bullying is a serious problem and 1 out of 3 say that online bullying is worse than being bullied in person. Internet dares such as the Blue Whale Challenge, for instance, which has allegedly claimed the lives of five teenagers in India, are another emerging risk.Children and youth as they are vulnerable to cyber bullying, online sexual abuse and exploitation often fall prey to online addictions like KIKI challenge.
Lets END it Now!!
Join us for the first D-Talk session on My Safe Space-Creating a safer online world for women and kids
D-Talk Series 1