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Web founder Tim Berners-Lee: The web isn’t working for women and girls – Source CNET Internet News


Tim Berners-Lee dedicates his annual letter to women and girls, and the rights groups that support them.

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In an open letter published Thursday, on the web’s 31st birthday, its creator Tim Berners-Lee warned that lack of access and the threat of online harassment was fuelling abuse and discrimination against women and girls.

“The web is not working for women and girls,” he wrote. “I am seriously concerned that online harms facing women and girls — especially those of colour, from LGBTQ+ communities and other minority groups — threaten that progress.” Everyone — men and women — should be concerned about this issue, Berners-Lee continued, as women rights and equality are…

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