The way we communicate women’s issues has changed. Movements can spread to millions in seconds and campaigns can hit the ground running – with smart social media planning, vast email databases and viral videos all playing their part.
Now that anyone with an internet connection has a platform, women’s rights are taking centre stage. Examples are everywhere you look. Lucy-Anne Holmes’ No More Page Three crusade garnered online support at breakneck speed, and this online petition helped nudge the Bank of England towards featuring Jane Austen on the new £10 note.
Digital power is driving a new, stronger wave of awareness about feminism. On 8 March, International Women’s Day celebrates women and girls’ achievements on a global scale. Here are eight ways that digital is empowering women right now. Read More