Category: Abuse campaign

Facebook takes action to protect Instagram users from abuse on the platform

Wednesday 11-08-2021 11:34 Facebook has introduced a series of measures designed to protect Instagram users from abuse on the platform. They include the ability for people to limit comments and DM requests during peaks of heightened attention; stronger warnings when people try to post potentially offensive comments; and the global rollout of Instagram’s Hidden Words […]

Charges of theft brought down a state legislator. But Pennsylvania’s taxpayer-funded system for benefits was already ripe for abuse.

Theft charges against a Philadelphia-area Democrat highlight Pennsylvania’s lax rules for reimbursing lawmakers with taxpayer and donor money, two state-run systems with little transparency let alone surveillance. Former state representative Margo Davidson was indicted in July steal taxpayers and embezzle campaign funds, helping him to fulfill a statutory salary that is already among the most […]

Charges of theft knock down state lawmaker | News, Sports, Jobs

HARRISBURG – Theft charges against a Philadelphia-area Democrat highlight Pennsylvania’s lax rules to reimburse lawmakers with taxpayer and donor money, two state-run systems with little transparency and yet less oversight. Former state representative Margo Davidson was accused in July of stealing taxpayers and embezzling campaign funds, helping her fill a legislative salary that is already […]

Homosassa woman launches campaign for county commission | New

A longtime Citrus County resident and longtime former director of an organization that protects victims of domestic violence is the first candidate for the county commission in the 2022 election. Diana Finegan, from Homosassa, filed documents with the Election Office Supervisor on Friday to establish a campaign account. Finegan, a Republican, is seeking election to […]

New campaign aims to teach young people how to recognize and respond to signs of sexual violence

Advice on how to recognize and resist everyday scenarios of sexual violence and harassment is part of a campaign from the Irish youth website, SpunOut.ie Behavior that contributes to sexual violence is often normalized in society, making it difficult to recognize and deal with when it occurs. Kiki Martire, Director of SpunOut.ie, explains: “As the […]

“Constantly prosecuted”: LGBT + activists in Ukraine attacked online and in the street

(Thomson Reuters Foundation) – For days, death threats and homophobic slurs have been pouring into Sofiia Lapina’s inbox – a constant reminder of the hatred she often encounters as an LGBT + rights activist in Ukraine. Members of a far-right channel on the Telegram messaging app posted Lapina’s phone number last month and – following […]

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