Karen Vergara (CC BY-SA 4.0).
Karen is a journalist and researcher in gender studies focused on gender violence and the development of initiatives to confront it. She created the @somosauroracl project and works with Ciberseguras, Amaranta, and Colectiva Mecha.
What can be done?
We need to consider digital education specifically focused on women and sexual dissidents. In countries like Chile, we continue to see technology and the internet as a male monopoly, which translates into violence online.
Karen Denisse Vergara Sánchez
A study led by UN Women revealed that during the pandemic 32% of girls and 47% of teenagers in Chile received sexually charged messages.