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Online actions, offline harms: case studies on gender and cybersecurity in the Western Balkans

24 October, 2023



The book explores the intersection between gender and cybersecurity across the Western Balkans.

Six case studies analyze how women, girls, and LGBTQ+ people have been pushed out of cyberspaces by abuses that violate their rights.

Researchers from these economies delve into the forms and effects of online violence on women and girls, in both cyberspace and the real world, as well as how anti-LGBTQ+ narratives in online spaces are impacting the legal realization of their rights.

The book not only raises awareness but also offers solutions aiming to consolidate a human-centric approach to cybersecurity. 

We should not aim for the security of cyberspace but for security in cyberspace.


Ena Bavčić