Friday, November 24, 2017 06:16:54 AM

Beyond the Report Button: Tackling Cyber-Violence in Sri Lanka

By Amalini De Sayrah - Mon Nov 13, 6:33 am

Featured image courtesy Global Rights for Women

It started with a few comments on Facebook. A 26 –year-old woman shared her opinion on a Facebook status. The discussion was about religion. Someone disagreed with her. The status transformed into a bitter ‘comment war.’ Nothing particularly unusual so far. It was what happened afterwards that was disturbing.

“Following the comments, I had several hateful messages sent to me via Facebook,” she shared….

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