Online Misogyny and the Law: Are Human Rights Protected on the Net?

Authors

  • Oscar Pérez de la Fuente Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.17561/tahrj.v21.8270

Keywords:

misogyny, sexism, toxic masculinity, IT-facilitated gender-based violence

Abstract

This paper opens by analysing the complexity of misogyny, sexism, and toxic masculinity. It then examines online misogyny, dissecting the many acts and behaviours that comprise this kind of digital discrimination. It considers the Gamergate scandal and demonstrates how the video game industry reinforces gender stereotypes. It closes with an analysis of efficiency and limits of legislative systems for combatting online sexism.

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Published

2023-12-04

How to Cite

Pérez de la Fuente, O. (2023). Online Misogyny and the Law: Are Human Rights Protected on the Net?. The Age of Human Rights Journal, (21), e8270. https://doi.org/10.17561/tahrj.v21.8270

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