Women in politics are under attack globally.

#ShePersisted is
fighting back to
protect democracy
from digital harms

Women in politics are under attack globally.

#ShePersisted is fighting back to protect democracy from digital harms.

#ShePersisted is committed to tackling gendered disinformation against women in politics. We research digital harms, support women leaders to build digital resilience and advocate for improved digital standards.

#ShePersisted is committed to tackling gendered disinformation against women in politics. We research digital harms, support women leaders to build digital resilience and advocate for improved digital standards.

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The Problem

Globally, women leaders experience relentless, overwhelming volumes of gendered disinformation – and things are worse for those facing intersectional discrimination and bias. Designed to discredit, silence, and delegitimize, these attacks discourage the next generation from participating in civic life, threaten democratic institutions, and weaken the broader human rights system.

Our Work

Online abuse and disinformation against women in politics pose a threat to democratic institutions and women’s rights. To fight them, we have developed a three-pronged strategy:

Get Involved

#ShePersisted influences strategic conversations on democracy, technology, and women’s rights through research, events, webinars, and roundtables with global leaders in the field. Join us in putting an end to gendered disinformation, and support women’s political parity in government worldwide.

The Problem

Globally, women leaders experience relentless, overwhelming volumes of gendered disinformation – and things are worse for those facing intersectional discrimination and bias. Designed to discredit, silence, and delegitimize, these attacks discourage the next generation from participating in civic life, threaten democratic institutions, and weaken the broader human rights system.

Our Work

Gendered disinformation against women in politics and online abuse facilitated by Big Tech pose a threat to democratic institutions and women’s rights globally. To fight them, we have developed a three-pronged strategy:

Get Involved

#ShePersisted influences strategic conversations on democracy, technology, and women’s rights through research, events, webinars, and roundtables with global leaders in the field. Join us in putting an end to gendered disinformation, and support women’s political parity in government worldwide.

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