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1

who uses social media more men or women?

women

2

what percentage of instagram and pinterest users are female?

70%

3

what percentage of Wikipedia entries are from women?

13%

4

how many women are on the list of the top 100 most influential twitter users?

17

5

how many IT Managers?
Computer analysts?
and software professionals are women?

under one 5th of IT managers
21% of computer analysts
14% software professionals

6

what did Haraway say women must not be excluded from?

using and developing technology - they should be involved

7

Haraway also stressed non essentialism, what is this?

women do NOT share any essential characteristics or experiences

8

Haraway also said gender is entirely what?

socially constructed

9

what does it mean that gender is socially constructed?

made by society

10

Haraway also created what theory?

cyborg theory

11

what is Haraway's cyborg theory?

technology allows the opportunity to create your online identity free from traditional ideas about gender - you don't have to specify online

12

what have globalisation and digital media increased opportunity for?

exploitation of women and children

13

how can women and children be exploited through the media?

online exploitation
people trafficking
slave labour
prostitution
pornography
drugs

14

what happened with Gamergate and Zoe Quinn?

claims made by an ex and her relationship with producers who reported well on her game
received rape and death threats

15

why has media made it easier for networks such as human trafficking to occur?

can be covertly organised in an unregulated digital world

16

in 2012-13 how may reports were there relating to child exploitation?

nearly 19,000

17

in 2012-13 how many people suspected of online exploitation were arrested?

192

18

how are women being exploited?

commodification (buying and selling)
objectification - no feelings, rights
sexualised violent imagery
viewing violence against women

19

what does the fourth wave of feminism believe women were?

a muted group - in some areas women weren't allowed to be educated and express their views

20

what has media given women? (fourth wave of feminism)

a voice and power to form a strong online presence and movement

21

what have girl guides introduced?

campaigning and activism badge

22

what did Ikamara Larasi campaign about?

addressing racial and sexist stereotypes in music videos

23

what did Jinan Younis do?

cofounded feminist society and experienced online abuse from boys, wrote about her experiences and now encourages feminist societies in schools

24

the media provides new ways for women to do what?

gather force in overcoming oppression

25

what does Nakumara say women from a range of ethnicities are doing?

gaining increasing online presence and voice

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