Wafaa Heikal (CC BY-SA 4.0).
Wafaa Heikal (CC BY-SA 4.0).

Wafaa is an Egyptian independent journalist based in Berlin, working at the intersection of technology and human rights. She’s a passionate defender of women’s rights on and offline, and an active member of the Internet Freedom Festival.

What can be done?

We need a feminist internet and we need to look into how the internet is being misused to threaten women and non-binary people around the world. We need to focus on online violence and hate speech based on gender around the world.

Wafaa Heikal
Europe,  Middle East