TAT & GIFCT E-learning Session
Misogynist and Male Supremacist Violent Extremism: Evolving National Security Threats
18 August 2022 5pm BST, 12pm EDT, 9am PDT
This webinar is organised in partnership with the Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism (GIFCT).
For our August webinar of the 2022 Tech Against Terrorism & GIFCT e-learning series, we take an in-depth look into how misogynist and male supremacist violent extremist actors use the internet to spread their ideologies online, as well as the challenges in effectively identifying and moderating such behaviour. The threat of gender-based violent extremism has grown significantly over the past decade, alongside the multitude of online spaces dedicated to spreading misogynist and male supremacist violent extremist ideologies. These spaces present a unique threat of networked actors, seeking to spread violent extremist narratives in clandestine spaces. In this webinar, we will discuss the current threat landscape of misogynist and male supremacist violent extremism, with a focus on how offline violence relates to the online world. We will also discuss current responses to the misogynist and male supremacist violent extremist threat, and why misogynist and male supremacist online content presents a unique content moderation challenge for tech platforms.
As always, this webinar session will finish with a Q&A session that is open to all attendees.
More information about the speakers and the agenda will be shared soon.
If you would like to sign up to this free webinar, please register with your institutionally affiliated email address – note that registration does not guarantee participation, and access to this webinar will be limited. This webinar will be held under Chatham house rules.
About our webinar series
Tech Against Terrorism and the Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism (GIFCT) are pleased to present our series of e-learning webinars for 2022. These free webinar sessions are particularly suited for tech professionals, content moderators, counterterrorism researchers, and others interested in learning more about terrorist use of technology and the internet more widely – and how to counter it.
As a participant, you will have the opportunity to engage directly with a wide range of experts, and explore practical ways to support smaller tech companies in tackling the terrorist use of the internet whilst respecting human rights. Over the course of the upcoming webinars, GIFCT and Tech Against Terrorism will convene some of the industry’s leading counterterrorism experts and practitioners, policy researchers, and tech companies’ representatives.
If you have any questions about this or future webinars, or if you would like to collaborate for future sessions, please email [email protected].