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Lecture Notes in Education Psychology and Public Media

Vol. 21, 20 November 2023


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Gender Inequality in the Digital Field and Potential Remedial Measures

Haolan Nie * 1
1 New York University

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Advances in Humanities Research, Vol. 21, 52-57
Published 20 November 2023. © 2023 The Author(s). Published by EWA Publishing
This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) license, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Citation Haolan Nie. Gender Inequality in the Digital Field and Potential Remedial Measures. LNEP (2023) Vol. 21: 52-57. DOI: 10.54254/2753-7048/21/20230050.

Abstract

This paper examines the phenomenon of gender inequality in digital spaces and explores potential remedial measures. Through an analysis of historical cases of online discrimination, gendered experiences on the internet, and current landscape of discriminatory behavior, it is clear that women are frequently exposed to cyber bullying and other forms of abuse. Strategies for promoting gender equity in digital spaces include self-regulation, education and awareness, state legislation, and industry practices. Surveillance capitalism’s impact on gender equity is also discussed, as data collected through this practice can be used to profile individuals based on their gender identity or sexuality. The paper concludes by stating that research into the efficacy of self-regulation, education and awareness approaches as well as state legislation in shielding women from online discrimination is necessary. Additionally, industry practices targeting those who battle discrimination should be further investigated. By utilizing such methods, one can move towards an equitable digital space where all individuals are respected regardless of gender identity or sexual orientation.

Keywords

gender inequality, digital spaces, self-regulation, education and awareness

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the International Conference on Global Politics and Socio-Humanities
ISBN (Print)
978-1-83558-121-6
ISBN (Online)
978-1-83558-122-3
Published Date
20 November 2023
Series
Lecture Notes in Education Psychology and Public Media
ISSN (Print)
2753-7048
ISSN (Online)
2753-7056
DOI
10.54254/2753-7048/21/20230050
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© 2023 The Author(s)
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