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Feminist activists increasingly subject to cyberviolence

31 Jul 2023


Political trend

Rights at stake and state’s obligations

The actor of the backlash

A July 2023 study by NGO #ShePersisted finds digital platforms (Facebook, X, and other social media) that once played a role in promoting equality and democracy in Tunisia have now become hubs for disinformation and misogyny, targeting and silencing feminist activists, especially opponents of President Kais Saied.

Source: #ShePersisted