Kering Foundation Unveils Campaign Against Cyberbullying

SAFE SPACE: The Kering Foundation is taking a stand against cyberbullying, which affects 73 percent of women worldwide, according to a 2015 UN report named “Cyber Violence Against Women and Girls.”
The digital campaign, dubbed #IDontSpeakHater, aims to educate social media users from Generation Z on the psychological harms of online harassment.
It will run from Nov. 16 to 30 on Kering’s official social media channels as well as on the #IDontSpeakHater web site in China, France, Italy, Japan, the U.K., the U.S. and Mexico. The Kering Foundation has also called on a squad of influencers to help relay the message.
Name-calling, harassment, identity theft, hacking, non-consensual pornography a.k.a. revenge porn, stalking, “slut-shaming” and threats are all considered to be acts of cyberbullying, which is seen as an example of gender-based violence.
The U.N. report reveals that women are disproportionately targets of certain forms of cyber violence, such as cyberstalking.
This has a direct impact on their mental health: an Amnesty International poll states that 55 percent of women said they had experienced stress, anxiety or panic attacks after experiencing online abuse or harassment.
“Everyone has the right to feel safe online,” François-Henri Pinault, ceo of Kering and chairman of the Kering Foundation, said in a statement. “We must

Follow WWD on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook.

Read More…
TideBuy Black Friday Sale 90% Off+ Extra Coupon