Catcalling. Revenge porn. Toxic masculinity. Despite increasing awareness of how important feminism is to global development and human rights, hate speech and discrimination against women and girls continues to spread, particularly amongst young men and boys.

In Sri Lanka, researchers recently found that a culture of casual sexism, misogyny, and objectification prevails on platforms such as Facebook. Here, a team of youth decided to do something about it.

Through creating an anonymous persona, ‘The Cool Bro’, the team are intervening in online forums and social media pages that attract majority male audiences. …

UNDP in Asia and the Pacific

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