Samira Shackle, Media Fellow for the CSSD working group Religion and the Global Framing of Gender Violence, published an article in Elle UK online detailing increasing harassment and blackmail faced by Pakistani women on Facebook.
The article highlights the growing number of cases of abusive ex-partners who post photos of their non-marital relationships on social media, an act that can cause serious problems for women in Pakistan, including suicide.
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Samira Shackle is one of three Media Fellows awarded reporting grants by CSSD working group Religion and the Global Framing of Gender Violence in September 2017. After participating in an international workshop with scholars and activists hosted at the Columbia Global Center in Amman, the media fellows traveled to the Middle East to research stories that could reframe understandings of the relationship between gender violence and religion.