24 March 2021 - 24 March 2021
2:00PM - 4:00PM
Cyberflashing - typically where a man sends a penis image to a woman without her consent - is an alarmingly common practice which has been on the rise since the COVID-19 pandemic. This free webinar, co-hosted by CRiVA and GLAD, will examine the urgent action needed to challenge cyberflashing (also known as sending ‘unsolicited dick pics’) including options for law reform, education and culture change.
McGlynn and Johnson's upcoming book on 'Cyberflashing'
To register for this event, go to: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/cyberflashing-what-should-we-do-about-it-tickets-143779066057
With the UK Government currently considering how to regulate Online Harms including cyberflashing, and the English Law Commission consulting on new legislation, this webinar provides a valuable opportunity to hear about the latest developments and contribute to change.
The webinar also coincides with the publication of McGlynn and Johnson’s new book – Cyberflashing: Recognising Harms, Reforming Laws - which is a comprehensive examination of the nature and harms of cyberflashing and makes recommendations for criminal law reform.
Maria Miller MP, former Culture Secretary and Chair of the Women & Equalities Select Committee, who has played a central role in improving laws on sharing intimate images without consent and is currently working towards an Online Harms Bill protecting all victims of online abuse including cyberflashing
Sophie Gallagher, Deputy Lifestyle Editor at The Independent and formerly of the Huffington Post where she published many articles revealing women’s experiences of cyberflashing, generating demands for change.
Jasmine Mohammad, VAWG Advocacy Manager, from the Angelou Centre which provides holistic support for black, minoritised and migrant survivors of domestic and sexual violence and harmful practices.
Professor Clare McGlynn QC (Hon) and Dr Kelly Johnson from Durham University
Followed by allocated time for panel discussion and Q&A.
The event is being co-hosted by Durham University’s Centre for Research into Violence and Abuse and the Gender and Law at Durham, and will take place via Zoom on the 24th March at 12-2pm
New book on Cyberflashing
If you would like to learn more, you can pre-order a copy of McGlynn and Johnson’s new book here: Cyberflashing: Recognising Harms, Reforming Laws. Registrants for this event will receive a discount code providing a 30% discount for the book (RRP £12.99).
Suggested Charity Donation
Attendance at the webinar is free, however if you can please consider making a donation to one of the following organisations which support those who have experienced online abuse. Donation links below:
The Revenge Porn Helpline
Attendees will be sent the Zoom link on the day of the meeting. If you haven't received a link, please check your junk folder.