Denisse is a researcher working at the intersections of gender, technology, and human rights in Lima at Hiperderecho. She’s inspired by feminist scholarship that looks at tech through the lens of power and justice, instead of treating it as neutral.
What can be done?
We need stronger and more secure activism to ensure the internet remains safe, plural, diverse, and representative of all voices, bodies, and identities. We need to share more educational tools related to digital security from a feminist and human rights perspective.
Amid the massive anti-government protests in Peru, people used Tik Tok videos from protests in Chile and Hong Kong to learn diverse protection strategies, such as neutralizing tear gas.